SOURCE: 3E Company

May 02, 2005 15:24 ET

3E Company Announces Chemical Property and Hazard Data for Integration Into SAP EH&S

Company Introduces Add-on Module to Ariel Data Manager/Staging Area for SAP

ANAHEIM and CARLSBAD, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2005 -- 3E Company®, the leading provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, announced today at the America's SAP Users Group (ASUG) Annual Conference and Vendor Fair, Ariel™ PCTEC (Physical, Chemical, Toxicological and Eco-toxicological Content) is available as an add-on module to current Ariel Data Manager™ (ADM)/Staging Area for SAP (formerly Staging Area) customers for integration into SAP EH&S.

Chemical manufacturers need access to global information to make critical business decisions such as managing the impact of chemicals on workers, the workplace and the environment. They also need to understand chemical formulations and evaluate the validity and accuracy of chemical information of the components used in their products. To address these issues, 3E has developed a comprehensive set of easy-to-integrate chemical property and hazard data for nearly 8,000 of the most common substances. This data is fed directly into SAP EH&S, providing EH&S data for various endpoints that are used in the rule-based creation of compliance-related documents such as Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs), as well as in rules that calculate product values. Ariel PCTEC helps MSDS authors, toxicologists, environmental scientists and engineers, product stewards, physicians and others make informed decisions.

"PCTEC is definitely a competitive differentiator for us," said Robert S. Christie, president and CEO of 3E Company. "The value our data already brings to companies that rely on it increases exponentially with the addition of PCTEC."

Ariel PCTEC is available to all current ADM/Staging Area for SAP customers. To find out about implementation and pricing, contact a 3E sales representative by calling 800-360-3660 or send an email to info@3ecompany.com.

About 3E Company

3E Company is the first company to provide a comprehensive suite of services for environmental, health and safety (EH&S) related chemical and hazardous materials information and compliance management that addresses the entire chemical lifecycle. This suite of services includes regulatory research; MSDS authoring, distribution and management; transportation; emergency response; training; regulatory reporting; and hazardous waste management. 3E has the industry leading combination of a 24-7-365 hazmat mission control call center, with an online platform for hazmat compliance information management, all built on a foundation of the world's premier hazardous substance database of global regulatory and compliance information. Its international, multi-lingual professional staff is composed of regulatory specialists, experienced product stewards, industrial hygienists, attorneys, chemists and chemical engineers, MSDS experts and EH&S systems consultants.

3E's services offer a cost effective program for regulatory compliance management by alleviating the pain, managing risk, increasing the efficiency and enhancing staff productivity, enabling EH&S professionals to focus on more strategic functions. Today more than 7,000 customers have partnered with 3E including AT&T, Costco Wholesale Corporation, America West, Eastman Chemical, Temple-Inland, L.L. Bean, Menasha, PacifiCorp and Truserv. 3E was founded in 1988 and is the recipient of the 2002 and 2003 Commitment to Worker Safety Award in Online Services from Compliance Magazine. The privately held company is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA with additional operations in McLean, Va., Kingsport, Tenn., and Copenhagen, Denmark. For more information on 3E Company, visit www.3ecompany.com, send e-mail to info@3ecompany.com or call 800-360-3220.

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