Computing Solutions, Inc.

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Computing Solutions, Inc.
Type Incorporated
Industry Laboratory informatics
Headquarters 709 North Park Dr., Suite B, Evansville, Indiana, United States
Area served North America
Products LabSoft LIMS

Computing Solutions, Inc. develops and distributes laboratory informatics software solutions.


Computing Solutions, Incorporated (CSI) is a privately held Indiana Corporation founded in 1984. By 1985, CSI began automating lab data and lot tracking systems for large process companies. In 1989, CSI installed the first LabSoft LIMS software at a large chemical plant and by word of mouth it rapidly moved to other companies.[1]

In 2006, LabSoft LIMS was recognized as one of the 2005 LIMS Products of the Year by Scientific Computing Magazine.[2]

Technology and products

LabSoft LIMS

LabSoft LIMS is a laboratory information management system (LIMS) "that boasts built-in tools and the ability to collaborate with other digitized business systems."[1]


Product: LabSoft LIMS
Sample, inventory, and data management
Sample login and management?Y[3]
Sample tracking?Y[3]
Sample and/or result batching?Y[1]
Task and event scheduling?Y[4]
Option for manual result entry?Y[5]
Multiple data viewing methods?Y[4]
Data and trend analysis?Y[3]
Data and equipment sharing?Y[3]
Customizable fields and/or interface?Y[6]
Query capability?Y[7]
Import data?Y[3]
Internal file or data linking?Y[3]
External file or data linking?Y[8]
ELN support or integration?
Export data to MS Excel?Y[4]
Raw data management?
Data warehouse?Y[3]
Deadline control?
Production control?Y[3]
Project and/or task management?Y[4]
Inventory management?
Document creation and/or management?Y[3]
Case management?
Workflow management?Y[3]
Specification management?Y[4]
Customer and supplier management?
Billing management?
Quality, security, and compliance
Regulatory compliance?Y[3]
QA / QC functions?Y[3]
Performance evaluation?Y[9]
Audit trail?Y[3]
Chain of custody?Y[10]
Configurable roles and security?Y[9]
Data normalization?
Data validation?Y[3]
Data encryption?
Version control?
Automatic data backup?
Environmental monitoring?
Reporting, barcoding, and printing
Custom reporting?Y[3]
Report printing?Y[3]
Label support?Y[3]
Barcode support?Y[3]
Export to PDF?Y[7]
Export to MS Word?
Export to HTML and/or XML?
Fax integration?Y[11]
Email integration?Y[3]
Base functionality
Administrator management?Y[3]
Instrument interfacing and management?Y[12]
Mobile device integration?
Alarms and/or alerts?Y[13]
Work-related time tracking?
Voice recognition system?
External monitoring?
Web client or portal?
Online or integrated help?Y[3]
Software as a service delivery model?
Usage-based cost?
Industries served
agriculture, chemical, food and beverage,
manufacturing and R&D, petrochemical


Additional information


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "LabSoft LIMS - Laboratory Information Management System". Computing Solutions, Inc. Retrieved 03 December 2014. 
  2. "LIMS 2005 Products of the Year Winner: LabSoft LIMS". Scientific Computing. Advantage Business Media. 30 November 2005. Retrieved 04 December 2014. 
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.22 "LabSoft LIMS Software Features" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 "LabSoft LIMS Software Tools" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  5. "LabSoft LIMS Results Entry" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  6. "LabSoft LIMS Software Toolbars and Tasklists" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "LabSoft LIMS Report Studio (Query) Tool" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  8. "LabSoft LIMS PI" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "LabSoft LIMS Security" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  10. "LabSoft LIMS Dynamics AX" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  11. "LabSoft LIMS Certificates of Analysis (COA) Management" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  12. "LabSoft LIMS Equipment Interfacing" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  13. "LabSoft LIMS Notices" Computing Solutions, Inc.. Retrieved 20 January 2012.