Warrington, PA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013
Polysciences, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving its environmental, health, safety and security by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA).
Polysciences 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.
Polysciences will receive the Bronze Performance Improvement Award at SOCMA’s 92nd Annual Dinner on December 9 in New York City. This is the first year Polysciences has received the award. Polysciences’ President & CEO, Michael Ott will accept the award on behalf of the company at the awards dinner.
Polysciences’ Valley Road Facility was recognized for its successful efforts to improve their Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S) programs.
“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 Polysciences’ President, Michael Ott.
“In today’s business world it is incumbent upon companies to be good environmental stewards in order to ensure the safety and security of not only their employees but the community in which they live. We congratulate Polysciences and its employees on this achievement, and we encourage them to continue these efforts through the ChemStewards performance improvement program,” said SOCMA President Lawrence D. Sloan.
SOCMA is the only U.S.-based trade association dedicated solely to the batch, custom and specialty chemical industry. Since 1921, we have represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies, making us the leading authority on this sector. SOCMA has a global membership of 220 companies, which employ more than 46,000 workers in the U.S. alone. The value of the products and services provided by SOCMA members is $24 billion, and the industry’s impact on the U.S. GDP is upwards of $2.9 trillion. For more information on our services and products, please visit http://www.socma.com.
ChemStewards® is SOCMA’s flagship environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) continuous performance improvement program. ChemStewards was created from industry’s commitment to reducing our environmental footprint. Industry created ChemStewards to meet the unique needs of the batch, custom and specialty chemical industry. As a mandatory requirement for SOCMA members engaged in the manufacturing or handling of chemicals, ChemStewards is helping participants reach for superior EHS&S performance. To learn more, visit http://www.chemstewards.com.
About Polysciences, Inc.
Polysciences Inc. was founded in 1961 and specializes in the development and manufacturing of high purity chemicals and reagents for laboratory research, histology, healthcare diagnostics, and medical devices. Their work in the biomedical and pharmaceutical industries has helped bring about countless innovations in healthcare, and their offerings in high performance adhesives and personal care products offer even more innovative opportunities for the company.
For more information about Polysciences, Inc., visit http://www.polysciences.com.