TEMPE, Ariz. -- Robert Johnson, President/CEO of ESS, the leading global provider of Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) and Crisis Management software and services, today announced that Alcoa, the world's leading producer and manager of primary aluminum, will deploy an enterprise-wide EH&S platform powered by ESS Essential SuiteTM that will integrate EH&S management systems to enhance productivity, reduce operational risks and costs, and support the company's efforts to maintain its leadership in EH&S as the Company continues its global growth.
When fully implemented, this deployment would span across Alcoa facilities in more than 40 countries.
'EH&S is a core operating value for Alcoa and we enjoy a strong reputation for leadership in this area', said Jake Siewert, Alcoa Vice President for EH&S and Public Strategy. 'We accordingly conducted an extensive analysis of EH&S system solutions that would effectively support our short and long-term objectives.
The ESS Essential SuiteTM was a clear choice for our integrated management system'.
'Alcoa is the latest global manufacturer to affirm the value using enterprise EH&S data management systems to help reduce operational risks and drive business excellence,' Johnson said. 'We are pleased to support Alcoa in its global leadership role to develop positive solutions to combat the effects of greenhouse gases on the global climate change.'
Essential Suite is one of the most cost-effective and full-featured sets of information management applications available for environmental recordkeeping and meeting EH&S reporting requirements. The fully integrated suite is designed to help organizations meet their government regulatory requirements, and also use compliance data to develop business-enhancing performance metrics that reduce operational expenses and risk.