Newburyport, MA (December 22, 2016) – Strem Chemicals’ is pleased to announce it has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving its environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) at its Newburyport facility by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.
Strem Chemicals participates in SOCMA’s ChemStewards® program, which encourages companies to operate their facilities in an environment that guarantees safety and environmental compliance to all stakeholders.
Strem Chemicals accepted a Bronze Performance Improvement Award at SOCMA’s 95th Annual Dinner on December 5 in New York City. This is the 5th year Strem Chemicals has received the award. Dr. Ephraim S. Honig, Chief Executive Officer and R.J. Wolcik, Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist, accepted the award on behalf of the company at the awards dinner.
Strem Chemicals was recognized for its successful efforts to exceed the federal requirement for environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) compliance along with employee training and engagement.
“We are extremely proud of the hard work our employees have done on our EHS&S program. This award reflects our commitment to constant improvement for our products, our workers and our neighbors in the community,” said Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ephraim S. Honig.
“Congratulations to Strem Chemicals and its employees on this outstanding achievement,” said SOCMA President and CEO Jennifer Abril. “As specialty chemical manufacturers, it is incumbent upon companies to be good environmental stewards and create a culture at their facilities that will ensure the safety and security of their employees and community in which they live. Strem Chemicals has gone above and beyond to demonstrate its commitment to improving EHS&S efforts through participation in the ChemStewards Performance Improvement Program. Congratulations on a job well done.”
About Strem Chemicals
Strem Chemicals, Inc., established in 1964, is a privately held manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals of high purity. Strem’s key products include catalysts, ligands, organometallics, metal carbonyls and nanomaterials. Its products are used for research and development and commercial scale applications, especially in the pharmaceutical, microelectronics, chemicals and petrochemicals industries. Strem Chemicals also provides custom synthesis, process development and cGMP manufacturing services. For more information, visit www.strem.com.
Since 1921, SOCMA has represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies located around the world. To learn more, visit www.socma.com.
ChemStewards® is SOCMA’s flagship environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) continuous performance improvement program created from industry’s commitment to reducing its environmental footprint and to meet the unique needs of the specialty chemical industry. To learn more visit www.chemstewards.com.