Canadian Paper Industry Continues to Select 3C Software

1 July 2002
Atlanta, Georgia

3C Software, provider of the enterprise cost management system, Impact:ECS™, announced an enterprise software license agreement and long-term maintenance agreement with Cascades Incorporated. This announcement confirms 3C Software’s role as a leading provider of enterprise cost management systems to the Canadian paper industry.

Cascades Incorporated will leverage 3C Software’s experience in implementing the following business solutions:

  • Grade Recipe and Specification Management
  • Standard Cost and Actual Cost Management
  • Profitability Management and Analysis
  • Budgeting and Forecasting

The implementation of Impact:ECSâ„¢ will start in October 2002 at Cascades Fine Papers division in St. Jerome, Quebec.

Cascades Incorporated is a leader in the manufacturing of packaging products, tissue paper and specialized fine papers. Internationally, Cascades employs more than 14,000 people and operates close to 160 modern and versatile operating units located in Canada, the United States, Mexico, France, England, Germany and Sweden. Cascades recycle more than two million tons of paper and board annually, supplying the majority of its fiber requirements. Leading edge de-inking technology, sustained research and development, and 38 years of experience in recycling are all distinctive strengths that enable Cascades to manufacture innovative value-added products.

3C Software ( based in Atlanta, Georgia supplies “best of breed” enterprise cost management systems to large companies in highly competitive marketplaces. Impact:ECSâ„¢ was born out of the need for better, more accurate cost information consolidated from all corners of a corporation’s environment Impact:ECSâ„¢ has a strong installed base in the pulp & paper, semiconductor, textile, rubber, metals, chemical and food processing industries.

About 3C Software
3C Software, developers of Impact:ECSâ„¢ and Impact:3C®, was founded in 1989 and is a leader in detailed cost management systems for process manufacturers. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, 3C Software serves clients in several manufacturing industries including automotive, textile and apparel, pulp and paper, semiconductor, chemical and rubber, and food and beverage. 3C Software’s rapidly implemented solutions work with all accounting methods, are simple to maintain, and handle unlimited calculations and variables. For more information about 3C Software, visit or call 800-226-2036.