WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) today announced the addition of its newest member company, Braskem America, Inc., a leading thermoplastic resins producer in the Americas. Braskem is also a leader in the field of biopolymers, producing materials such as Green Polyethylene (Green PE) from a renewable source - sugarcane ethanol.
"We are pleased to welcome Braskem to SP," said SP's Chair, Randy Leslie, Group Vice President & General Manager, Johnson Controls, Inc., Automotive Experience. "Braskem's commitment to sustainable chemistry will make the company an excellent asset for SP's members as we work together to improve environmental performance while increasing value throughout the automobile supply chain."
"Braskem is excited to join the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment," said Erin Neely, Market Development Manager for Braskem. "Braskem seeks to engage the entire supply chain in its continuous pursuit of increasingly sustainable operations, resources and products, and we look forward to working together with SP's member companies in building a more sustainable future," Neely concluded.
"Braskem is a solid addition to SP as a leader in the sustainable chemistry field," said Jim Laney, SP's Membership Chair and Senior Manager, Environmental, Safety and Health, DENSO International America Inc. "The company's commitment to environmentally sustainable products and economic development is totally consistent with the commitments and actions of the SP membership and we look forward to working with them."
The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) is an innovative collaboration between automobile manufacturers – including American Honda Motor Co Inc., Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc., Nissan North America Inc., and Subaru of America Inc. – their suppliers, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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