Eastman Chemical Company to Utilize ProAct Technologies' Web-Based HR Software For Improving Business-to-Employee Operations

ProAct Technologies' Knowledge Management Software to Drive Productivity



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from ProAct Technologies Corp.

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 ProAct Technologies Corp., a principle developer of enterprise-wide software
 for Employee Relationship Management, today announced that Eastman Chemical
 Company (NYSE:   EMN) will use ProAct's Knowledge-Management solution to drive
 Business-to-Employee efficiencies and increase productivity.
     "We needed an information management tool to support our new Human
 Resource (HR) Service Center," said Wayne Armbrister, Manager, Service Center
 Technology at Eastman.  "ProAct offered the perfect enterprise-wide solution
 to bring all of our Web-based HR, benefits and payroll information into one
 interface for both our self-service and call center applications.  ProAct's
 Knowledge Management software offered a great fit in terms of its open
 architecture, content and generic templates."
     "We are particularly excited about this implementation because it
 demonstrates our highly-flexible architecture with a high-caliber client,"
 said Jerry Lepore, Chief Operating Officer at ProAct Technologies.  "Our
 scalability and open standards enables us to utilize employee data directly
 from Eastman's SAP R3 back-end system to create employee, manager and site
 specific views of the HR information."
     ProAct Technologies' Knowledge Management provides comprehensive,
 immediate, relevant, and personalized information on a company's HR/Benefits
 policies and procedures -- facilitating immediate responses to employee and
 manager questions. Built using common Internet technology standards, ProAct's
 software can integrate with many existing corporate or 3rd party solutions for
 HRMS (Human Resources Management System) transactions, case management/call
 tracking, IVR (Interactive Voice Response), network conferencing, and more.
 
     About Eastman Chemical Company
     Headquartered in Kingsport, Eastman manufactures and markets plastics,
 chemicals and fibers. An e-commerce leader within the chemical industry,
 Eastman employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 30 countries and had
 2000 sales of $5.3 billion. Visit Eastman's Web site at http://www.eastman.com
 for further information about the company.
 
     About ProAct Technologies
     ProAct Technologies Corp. is a principal developer of enterprise-wide
 software for Employee Relationship Management.  The ProAct ERM solution
 enables large enterprises to better manage their human capital by transforming
 data into relationship-driven HR services. The company combines a unified
 suite of analytical, knowledge management, self-service and health & wealth
 solutions to Fortune 2000 companies that align the interests of employers,
 employees, and third party financial and health providers. The company's
 unified solution facilitates smarter decisions, more efficient organizational
 communications, and delivers a direct ROI.  For more information, visit
 http://www.proacttechnologies.com.
 
 
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    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 ProAct Technologies Corp., a principle developer of enterprise-wide software
 for Employee Relationship Management, today announced that Eastman Chemical
 Company (NYSE:   EMN) will use ProAct's Knowledge-Management solution to drive
 Business-to-Employee efficiencies and increase productivity.
     "We needed an information management tool to support our new Human
 Resource (HR) Service Center," said Wayne Armbrister, Manager, Service Center
 Technology at Eastman.  "ProAct offered the perfect enterprise-wide solution
 to bring all of our Web-based HR, benefits and payroll information into one
 interface for both our self-service and call center applications.  ProAct's
 Knowledge Management software offered a great fit in terms of its open
 architecture, content and generic templates."
     "We are particularly excited about this implementation because it
 demonstrates our highly-flexible architecture with a high-caliber client,"
 said Jerry Lepore, Chief Operating Officer at ProAct Technologies.  "Our
 scalability and open standards enables us to utilize employee data directly
 from Eastman's SAP R3 back-end system to create employee, manager and site
 specific views of the HR information."
     ProAct Technologies' Knowledge Management provides comprehensive,
 immediate, relevant, and personalized information on a company's HR/Benefits
 policies and procedures -- facilitating immediate responses to employee and
 manager questions. Built using common Internet technology standards, ProAct's
 software can integrate with many existing corporate or 3rd party solutions for
 HRMS (Human Resources Management System) transactions, case management/call
 tracking, IVR (Interactive Voice Response), network conferencing, and more.
 
     About Eastman Chemical Company
     Headquartered in Kingsport, Eastman manufactures and markets plastics,
 chemicals and fibers. An e-commerce leader within the chemical industry,
 Eastman employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 30 countries and had
 2000 sales of $5.3 billion. Visit Eastman's Web site at http://www.eastman.com
 for further information about the company.
 
     About ProAct Technologies
     ProAct Technologies Corp. is a principal developer of enterprise-wide
 software for Employee Relationship Management.  The ProAct ERM solution
 enables large enterprises to better manage their human capital by transforming
 data into relationship-driven HR services. The company combines a unified
 suite of analytical, knowledge management, self-service and health & wealth
 solutions to Fortune 2000 companies that align the interests of employers,
 employees, and third party financial and health providers. The company's
 unified solution facilitates smarter decisions, more efficient organizational
 communications, and delivers a direct ROI.  For more information, visit
 http://www.proacttechnologies.com.
 
 
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