December 15, 2016
Optima Chemical Group, LLC. Receives National Performance Improvement Honor
SOCMA Recognizes Company’s Commitment to Improving Environmental, Health, Safety & Security
DOUGLAS- Optima Chemical Group, LLC. is pleased to announce it has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving its environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) at its Douglas facility by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.
Optima Chemical Group, LLC. 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.
Optima Chemical Group, LLC. accepted a Silver Performance Improvement Award at SOCMA’s 95th Annual Dinner on December 5 in New York City. This is the 14th year Optima Chemical Group, LLC. has received an award under this program. Gene Williams accepted the award on behalf of the company at the awards dinner. Optima Chemical Group, LLC. was recognized for outstanding performance in the areas of Resource Management and Waste Minimization.
“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 President, Gene Williams.
“Congratulations to Optima Chemical Group, LLC. 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. Optima Chemical Group, LLC. 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.”
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.