NOW Solutions Adding Another Pulp and Paper Mill To Its Customer List

Fort Worth, TX, October 22, 2010 (PRNewswire)—NOW Solutions, Inc. (NOW Solutions) announced today a new Agreement with Howe Sound Pulp and Paper. Recently acquired by Paper Excellence, Howe Sound Pulp and Paper licensed emPath® to meet the complex Human Resources and Payroll needs of its organization.

emPath® is a Web-based HRMS/payroll solution that leverages Microsoft®.NET technology and provides functional efficiency for the entire enterprise coupled with remarkable performance gains. Tightly integrating an organization's human resources and payroll functions, emPath® provides comprehensive administrative and workflow capabilities, as well as employee empowerment via employee and manager self-service, all delivered with zero client administration.

Rob Sterpin, Vice President of Sales for NOW Solutions said that “we are very excited to have Howe Sound Pulp and Paper as a NOW Solutions client. emPath® delivers a sophisticated HR/Payroll solution to organizations such as Howe Sound Pulp and Paper that have very complex needs”.

"emPath® gives us the ability to access information and reports in a user friendly, versatile single solution. As a result, we’ll be able to have optimal functionality in a cost effective scalable solution”, cites Marc Turenne, Systems Superintendent, Howe Sound Pulp and Paper.

NOW Solutions' continued success can be attributed to the robust, Web-based features and flexibility of its product that provides a proven value when compared to other competing offerings. emPath® is an integrated and comprehensive payroll and human resources solution that offers a low total cost of ownership, a high return on investment while enabling businesses to significantly reduce customer expenses (both internally and externally) and to improve decision-making capabilities and organizational efficiency.

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About NOW Solutions, Inc.

NOW Solutions, Inc. is a pioneer among Human Resources Management System (HRMS) and payroll software and business solutions providers. NOW Solutions provides the capabilities companies need to manage their ever-changing workplace in the face of today's complex payroll requirements through its main product, emPath® , which consists of a fully secure web based HRMS suite as well as a Software as a service (SaaS) solution. Recruiting, position control, benefits, absence and attendance tracking, employee reviews, career planning, payroll, employee/manager self-service and a powerful full-featured workflow engine to reduce or eliminate paper, are among the many features of emPath®. With the emPath® SaaS, clients can expect significant additional benefits—quicker provisioning, hardware and software setup and support, disaster recovery, increased scalability, reliability, security, and a smaller IT footprint for a company’s enterprise—all for a simple monthly fee. In addition, NOW Solutions provides emPath® web services to facilitate interfacing and integration with third party applications. NOW Solutions is a respected business partner serving customers throughout the United States and Canada. NOW Solutions' presence can be found in industries including education, for-profit services, healthcare, high technology and communications, financial, manufacturing, natural resources, not-for-profit, public sector, retail, transportation, and utilities. NOW Solutions has offices in Fort Worth, Texas, Toronto, Canada, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to serve its customers. Information on NOW Solutions and its products can be obtained on the World Wide Web at

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