Lisam Systems Acquires Cebecon and Enhances Safety Management Capabilities for GHS Compliance Worldwide

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Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) leader Lisam Systems integrates additional industry expertise and functionality from Cebecon and its safety and risk management solution SQUARE.

Lisam Systems is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cebecon (, an integrated management software firm headquartered in Mont-de-l’Enclus, Belgium. Part of Lisam Systems’ strategy for continued growth and global expansion, this acquisition enables Lisam Systems to increase the depth and breadth of its services while enhancing the capabilities of the ExESS® solution suite, the company’s flagship EH&S product line.

The acquisition reflects Lisam Systems’ commitment to being the global leader in EH&S solutions through continued innovation and expertise in meeting the growing need for compliance with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) worldwide. Lisam Systems plans to integrate many strategic aspects of Cebecon’s technology, including key capabilities of the SQUARE safety and risk management product line, into the ExESS suite. The result of Cebecon’s years of experience, SQUARE has been widely acclaimed as an effective safety and risk management tool for a variety of industries.

“We are pleased to integrate the industry expertise and product capabilities of Cebecon into Lisam Systems and our flagship EH&S software, ExESS,” said Michel Hemberg, chairman of Lisam Systems Group. “We look forward to serving Cebecon customers with outstanding product support and the continued growth of their applications. We want to take this opportunity to welcome these new customers to the Lisam Systems family of nearly 600 customers worldwide.”

Known for his leadership and innovation, Olivier Claerbout, Cebecon’s founder, is taking an active role at Lisam Systems to help drive the integration effort and provide solution support.

“We are excited that our Cebecon employees and customers will be joining Lisam Systems. Cebecon and our customers gain the strength of a global EH&S solutions provider committed to leadership and growth in safety and risk management,” said Olivier. “I look forward to working with Lisam Systems to ensure a smooth and successful transition of our business operations while contributing our expertise in safety and risk management solutions to the already strong capabilities Lisam Systems brings to the marketplace.”

Approximately 100 customers have been relying on Cebecon for safety and risk management. The acquisition enables Lisam Systems to deliver comprehensive, innovative solutions for these and all its customers, as well as for future customers striving to address the multifaceted requirements of GHS compliance across various countries and regions.

About ExESS
Developed using Microsoft® .NET connection software with Microsoft SQL Server® database technology, the ExESS® solution is Lisam Systems’ flagship product for Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) global regulatory compliance. Over 100 Lisam Systems customers use ExESS for country-specific, regional and global GHS-compliant (M)SDS authoring and distribution, labeling, and classification of hazardous chemicals. ExESS also delivers effective EH&S solutions for chemicals management, inventory management, waste management and workplace safety. ExESS provides extensive systems integration capabilities and integrated chemical and regulatory content to support every phase of your product lifecycle.

About Lisam Systems
For more than 20 years, Lisam Systems has provided Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) compliance management software and service solutions for the chemical, energy, cosmetics, detergent, paint and coverings, plastics, and special chemicals industry sectors. Lisam Systems serves over 600 customers from its offices in Asia, Europe and the Americas. The company delivers software for chemicals management, inventory management, GHS-compliant (M)SDS authoring and distribution, GHS-compliant shipping and labeling, volume-tracking and reporting, workplace safety, and waste management. Lisam Systems also offers GHS-compliant SDS authoring and other compliance-related services. For additional information about Lisam Systems, please visit

ExESS is a registered trademark of Lisam Systems. Microsoft and SQL Server are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other registered trademarks, trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners.


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