In Company History
Nijmegen, The Netherlands, October 13, 2004 - Atrion International (www.atrionintl.com) today announced that it has just completed the most successful International User Group Conference in the history of the company. Last week in Montreal, more than 85 Atrion customer users assembled to hear from Atrion's senior management on the company's strategic vision and mission, its new software development framework, new product road map, future product releases for content, applications and rules, as well as Atrion's strategy as it relates to EH&S for SAP®.
The three-day conference also included presentations by industry leading customers and EHS specialists such as: Judith Dobbs - Global Product EHS Manager of Huntsman on Global Product EHS Management; Bill Phillips - Director EHS Compliance, Corporate Toxicologist of Ecolab on Corporate Social Responsibility; Jim Brown - President of Tech Clarity on Product Lifecycle Management (PLM); and Paul Brigandi - a noted EH&S Specialist on the new Globally Harmonized Systems (GHS).
Conference attendees were given a choice of both Regulatory as well as Technical user group sessions with presentations from Atrion staff, Atrion regulatory customer experts, as well as Atrion partners IFS, Oracle, Microsoft and Citrix."This years event went well beyond expectations in terms of attendance, diversity of subjects covered, peer presentations and Atrion's openness to discuss matters not usually on the table for this type of venue," said Henk-Jan Grobbe, ICT Manager of DSM and President of the International User Group. "We look forward to next years event being held in Barcelona, Spain."
About Atrion International Inc.
Founded in 1989,
Atrion International Inc. (www.atrionintl.com)
is the leading developer of advanced platforms for compliance optimization,
intelligent authoring, management and distribution of regulatory documents (material
safety data sheets, labels, workplace safety cards) product registration and
regulatory reporting for hazardous materials. Atrion's product suite is the
first global compliance platform that is ERP neutral and produces multi-jurisdictional
documentation to meet global regulatory requirements while lowering the cost
of doing business. Atrion's regulatory and technological expertise provides
a strategic business process for customers competing in global markets. Atrion
International is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and has offices in Europe
and the United States. Atrion supports approximately 125 customers, whose operations
span the globe. Key sectors represented include Chemical - DSM, Huntsman, Ecolab,
Umicore, etc.; Coating and Inks - Azko Nobel, Hempel, Jotun, SICPA, etc.; Petroleum
- BP, Ashland, etc., Consumer products - CCL and Fragrances - Givaudan.