Carlsbad, Calif., December 8, 2014 — 3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced it has opened a new office in Tokyo, Japan, expanding its global presence across the Asia Pacific region. The opening of a new office in Tokyo will enable 3E to better serve its valuable Japanese customer base while promoting continued growth and expansion in the region. 3E Company is a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) business.
“3E is committed to serving the needs of our growing global customer base. Establishing an office in Tokyo is an important component of our global expansion strategy,” said Uday Virkud, president and CEO, 3E Company. “Our new Tokyo office will serve as a strong foundation for all of our growth initiatives in Japan and the Asia Pacific region, including increased customer support, expanded business development, and further enhancing our collaboration with The Chemical Daily Co., Ltd., and its Chemicaldaily Regulatory Info-Center Co., Ltd. (CRIC) expert regulatory unit.”
3E has appointed Masayuki Arai as Asia Pacific business development manager, reporting to Matthew Johnston, director, global business development for 3E Company. In this role, Arai will be responsible for direct and partner sales and support activity for all 3E solutions in Japan and other primary markets in the region. He has valuable technical and business experience in the chemical industry, including technology development and R&D for leading international chemical companies such as Dow Chemical, Evonik Degussa, and Henkel. Arai holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the Tokyo Institute of Technology.
“3E has already established a strong presence in Japan,” said Arai. “I look forward to executing on our business development strategy for the region and further expanding this presence and growing the user community within this important market.”
About 3E Company
3E Company, a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) business, offers a comprehensive suite of data and solutions for environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance management. This solutions suite addresses the entire chemical life cycle and includes regulatory research; SDS authoring, distribution, and management; transportation; emergency response; training; regulatory reporting; and hazardous waste management. 3E provides an industry-leading combination of a 24/7/365 EH&S mission-control call center and the world’s premier hazardous substance database of global regulatory and compliance information. 3E was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California, with additional operations in Canton, Ohio;