NU Online News Service, July 28, 2004, 1:35 p.m. EDT

Benefit Software Inc., Santa Barbara, Calif., has released version 6.31 of its Fringe Facts Communicator software package.[@@]

Employers and benefits administrators can use the software to generate personalized employee benefit statements that show the cost of each benefit.

The new version gives users the ability to save statements in the Adobe Acrobat PDF format. The feature should help users archive statements and send statements to outside printers, Benefit Software says.