Marinette, Wisconsin – February 22, 2016 – ChemDesign announced today that it has furthered its commitment to environmental, health, safety and security excellence by becoming recertified in the ChemStewards® performance improvement program of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates.
ChemStewards® represents a commitment to improve performance through a system of reviews and independent audits. ChemStewards® is an EHS&S program, now in its ninth year, developed by and for the batch chemical manufacturing industry to reflect a focus on continuous improvement of regulatory compliance, customer confidence, community trust and product stewardship.
“Certified completion of ChemStewards® is a significant achievement for ChemDesign’s employees,” said Lawrence D. Sloan, SOCMA President and CEO. “ChemDesign has shown a consistent commitment to making their process management system the best it can be. SOCMA’s ChemStewards® program is designed to help batch, custom and specialty chemical companies prioritize environmental, health, safety and security improvement. ChemDesign’s successful completion of the program is proof for their customers of their superior performance.”
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 more than 220 companies. For more information on our services and products, please visit 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 www.chemstewards.com.