HAHT Commerce Powers Arch Chemicals’ Chemistry One-on-One Marketplace

HAHT Commerce Powers Arch Chemicals’ Chemistry One-on-One Marketplace

Business Editors, High Tech Writers

RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 6, 2001

Customer Portal Used to Increase Customer Satisfaction

While Decreasing Costs

HAHT Commerce, Inc., a provider of software applications that enable e-commerce across a company’s entire sales and marketing demand chain, today announced that Arch Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: ARJ) has launched its Chemistry One-on-One customer portal using the HAHT Commerce e-Scenario suite of applications.

Now Arch customers, customer service representatives, sales representatives and distributors can access inventory, account and order information from the company’s back-office systems in real-time. The HAHT applications also support chemical industry business requirements, including certificates of analysis and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

“Chemistry One-on-One is an intuitive, web-based interface designed to enhance communication with our customers. It will put the company’s resources at their fingertips, 24 hours a day,” said Rod Flint, Vice President e-Business at Arch. “This online order management system, featuring software applications provided by HAHT Commerce, advances Arch’s goal of improving our business processes, reducing costs and enhancing customer service.”

About Arch Chemicals

Arch Chemicals, Inc., headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., is a global specialty chemicals company with leadership positions in four key segments – Microelectronic Materials, HTH Water Products, Treatment Products and Performance Products. In addition, Arch’s businesses include Hydrazine and Sulfuric Acid. Arch serves world leaders in these key markets with forward-looking solutions to meet their chemical needs, employing a global workforce and manufacturing facilities in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. For more information about Arch Chemicals, Inc., visit the company’s web site at www.archchemicals.com.

About HAHT Commerce

HAHT Commerce, Inc. offers business-to-business software applications that enable e-commerce across a company’s entire sales and marketing demand chain in a real-time, secure environment. These solutions offer rapid implementation, pre-packaged integration with business software systems, customization and large-scale deployment. More information on HAHT, its customers, partners and products can be found at www.haht.com.

HAHT, the HAHT Commerce logo, HAHTsite, Commerce e-Scenario, and Commerce Links are trademarks or registered trademarks of HAHT Commerce, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other corporate, product, and trade names are the property of their respective companies.

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