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PAS Announces “Process Matters” Conference

April 2006 conference to offer insight into software & technology future for process manufacturing, involving process industry leaders from around the globe

Houston, TX – February 1, 2006 – PAS , a leading global supplier of software products and consulting services for the process industries, announced its Inaugural Users Conference to be held on April 18-19 at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center in Houston, Texas.

The conference theme – “Process Matters ” – sets the tone for a practical and pragmatic view of software and technology as applied to operations in the process industries today.   Leaders from the world's leading manufacturing companies, including Basell, Innovene, Lyondell and others will share their experiences in applying PAS best-in-class solutions for improving plant profitability and reliability.  PAS will also share its vision for the future of software and technology as it relates to the industry, including several significant new product and partnership announcements.

Underscoring this event is PAS' commitment to its customers and their satisfaction. “ We are quite encouraged by the significantly positive response from our valued customers and are excited about unveiling our latest innovations at this forum ,” said Eddie Habibi , Founder and CEO of PAS.

In addition to industry leaders presenting and discussing challenges impacting their operations, this event promises plenty of networking opportunities and informative discussions on a range of critical topics, including:

§ alarm management

§ control loop performance

§ control system integrity and documentation

§ management of embedded intellectual property

§ multivariable control & optimization

§ process modeling & identification

To learn more about the PAS Users Conference 2006 or to register, please visit www.pas.com .

About PAS

PAS is a leading supplier of software products and consulting services to the process industries worldwide and has been delivering value to customers around the world since 1993.  Key applications include Knowledge Management, Alarm Management, Linear and Non-Linear Multivariable Control & Optimization, Control Loop Performance Monitoring and Real-time Performance Metrics Management.  Our Microsoft NET-based PlantState Suite platform provides the foundation for consistent implementation of applications across any control and information platform.

For more information go to www.pas.com , visit the PAS blog at www.pasprez.typepad.com , email us at pr@pas.com or call 281.286.6565.