CROSBY, Texas, Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KMCO LLC 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), a trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.
KMCO 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.
The Crosby, TX, location was recognized for its successful efforts and commitment to continuous improvement in Environmental, Health, and Safety & Security at the site.
"We are extremely proud of the hard work our employees have done on our EHS&S program. At KMCO we have no higher priority than ensuring safe and compliant operations," said Foley. "This award reflects on our commitment to constant improvement for our products, our employees, and our neighbors in the community."
"In today's business world 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 not only their employees but the community in which they live," said SOCMA President Lawrence D. Sloan. "We congratulate KMCO and its employees on this achievement, and we encourage them to continue these efforts through the ChemStewards Performance Improvement Program."
Since 1921, SOCMA has represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies located around the world. Collectively, SOCMA members are key drivers to a successful economy, contributing $24 billion annually to the U.S. GDP. For more information, 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 and to meet the unique needs of the specialty chemical industry. To learn more visit www.chemstewards.com.
About KMCO LLC
Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Crosby, Texas, KMCO (including the KMTEX facility located in Port Arthur, Texas) is a leading specialty chemical company serving the automotive, petroleum, industrial and agricultural markets. The world's largest and most recognized chemical companies depend on KMCO for custom chemical processing (tolling) and specialty manufacturing. KMCO also offers a full range of coolant and brake fluid products, as well as chemicals for the oilfield industry. Commitment to their employees, quality, customer service, regulatory compliance, equipment, and technology have enabled KMCO to become one of the premier custom chemical companies in North America. Owner Resource Group acquired majority interest in KMCO and its affiliated companies in July 2012.
SOURCE Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates