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PICS, Inc.

August 03, 2012 12:00 ET

Arizona Chemical Joins PICS

Arizona Chemical, Inc. Selects PICS' Vendor Database Program

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 3, 2012) - Arizona Chemical, Inc., the world's leading biorefiner of pine chemicals, has joined PICS. The company will use PICS' vendor database products DocuGUARD and AuditGUARD, for contractor management in the EMEA region. PICS' world-class prequalification service will allow Arizona Chemical to screen contractors across several dimensions, helping the company to easily manage their supplier database.

The PICS vendor database management program has been specifically selected by Arizona Chemical for its global reach. Implementation has already begun in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Finland, with several locations to follow.

Established in 1930, Arizona Chemical provides natural pine-based materials to their customers. Arizona Chemical's research and development efforts are dedicated to discovering new environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions to protect the environment and offer alternatives to non-renewable chemicals. The company has recently selected PICS to oversee contractor and supplier assessment. Please visit www.arizonachemical.com for more details on Arizona Chemical's diverse markets.

"PICS' vendor database program is a great addition to Arizona Chemical's state-of-the-art manufacturing practices," said Ian McKinnon, Executive Director of EMEA at PICS. "Since the beginning, Arizona Chemical has been committed to making the world healthier, cleaner, safer and more efficient. PICS will help them to reach that goal."

PICS is a global contractor screening consortium committed to improving Health, Safety and Quality. PICS' prequalification and auditing services have become the standard in many industries, including: Chemical, Oil & Gas, Power, Construction, Mining and Manufacturing. Access to thousands of vendors' prequalification information is housed online at www.PICSauditing.com. Founded in 2003 as an organization dedicated to safety, PICS is the fastest-growing, full-service contractor screening company worldwide. PICS is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in Houston, Texas; Calgary, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Johannesburg, South Africa; Maidenhead, U.K; Munich, Germany; Paris, France; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Sydney, Australia; Singapore; Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong, China.

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