SOURCE: 3n (National Notification Network)

December 19, 2007 11:00 ET

CHS Relies on 3n for Effective Crisis Communications With Corporate and Refinery Employees

Fortune 200 Diversified Energy, Grains and Foods Company Selects 3n InstaCom for Rapid and Secure Communications in an Emergency

GLENDALE, CA--(Marketwire - December 19, 2007) - 3n (National Notification Network), the leading global mass notification system provider, announced that CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), a leading energy and grain-based foods company and the nation's largest cooperatively owned business, has selected the 3n InstaCom™ mass notification system as a fundamental component of the CHS emergency preparedness and business continuity plan. CHS will use the 3n system for unified, consistent messaging to CHS employees in an emergency, including critical communications to its Laurel, Mont., refinery and corporate employees.

CHS evaluated mass notification vendors based on several key criteria, including: ease of use; multiple methods of secure communication; data security; ability to verify communication effectiveness and response rate in real-time; redundancy of services and infrastructure; and a flexible, vendor-hosted and maintained delivery model.

According to Stacy Tietjen, Corporate Business Continuity Planning Coordinator, "CHS went through a rigorous mass notification solution evaluation process. With the most robust feature and functionality set, multiple redundancies and the best value of any solution on the market, 3n was clearly the best choice for CHS emergency communication needs."

Cinta Putra, CEO and co-founder of 3n, commented, "Rapid emergency response is critical for energy and food companies such as CHS. The 3n system will empower CHS to respond quickly and effectively to any crisis situation. 3n is proud to play a key role in CHS emergency response plan."

About 3n® (National Notification Network)

3n (National Notification Network) is the leading global provider of mass notification solutions to Global 2000 corporations, government agencies, healthcare systems, and educational institutions in more than 70 countries with the ability to communicate in more than 230 countries worldwide. 3n's innovative and powerful mass notification system is the most advanced, efficient and easy-to-use on the market today, enabling organizations to respond rapidly and effectively to crises and achieve considerable bottom-line savings in routine and emergency situations. For more information about 3n, log on to www.3nonline.com/pr or call toll-free at 1-888-366-4911.

About CHS

CHS Inc. (http://www.chsinc.com/) is a diversified energy, grains and foods company committed to providing the essential resources that enrich lives around the world. A Fortune 200 company, CHS is owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives, along with thousands of preferred stockholders, from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from the Canadian border to Texas. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain, livestock feed, food and food ingredients, along with business solutions including insurance, financial and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries/pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products. CHS is listed on the NASDAQ at CHSCP.

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