3E Co. (www.3ecompany.com
) is a globalprovider of chemical, regulatory and complianceinformation services. 3E provides a comprehensivesuite of data products and informationservices that addresses the entire lifecycle ofa chemical, covering global regulatory data;material safety data sheet (MSDS) authoring,distribution and management, transportation,emergency response training; regulatory reporting,and waste management. 3E has alsoestablished a EH&S Mission Control CallCenter, and an online platform for complianceinformation management, all built on a foundationof the world’s premier hazardous substancedatabase of global regulatory and complianceinformation. The company has morethan 500 employees in locations around theworld and serves customers in virtually everyindustry. It has more than tripled its revenuesince 2004. Robert Christie is the firm’s presidentand CEO.
EBJ: How has business been in general thepast couple of years?
Christie: Our business is currently goingthrough a period of hyper-growth. In 2007,we augmented our already-rapid growthwith the acquisition of two leading MSDSsolution providers, HSE Systems andMSDS Solutions, which further secured ourleadership of the EH&S regulatory compliancemarket. We also introduced severalnew solutions during the year, including anew version of Ariel WebInsight, our premieronline regulatory compliance reference tool;MSDgen 5.06, an enhanced version of ourenterprise software system for the authoring,management, and distribution ofMSDSs and the generation of labels; and 3EOnline European MSDS/SDSManagement, a global vendor MSDS managementservice.