WARRINGTON, Pa., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Polysciences, Inc., is pleased to announce they have been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving their environmental, health, safety and security by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), a trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.
Polysciences, Inc., 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, Inc., accepted a Bronze Performance Improvement Award at SOCMA's 94th Annual Dinner on December 7 in New York City. Michael Ott, Scott Knorr, Thomas Foster, Thai Nguyen and Mitchell Maurstad accepted the award on behalf of the company at the awards dinner.
The Warrington, PA, sites were recognized for their successful efforts to develop and implement the SOCMA ChemStewards Chemical Operator Training program to enhance their current EHS&S program and awareness around OSHA compliance.
"We are extremely proud of the hard work our employees have done on our EHS&S program," said President and CEO Mike Ott. "This award reflects our commitment to constant improvement for our products, our workers 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 Polysciences, Inc., 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.socma.com.
About Polysciences, Inc.
Polysciences Inc. was founded in 1961 and specializes in the development and manufacture of high purity chemicals and reagents for laboratory research, histology, healthcare diagnostics and medical devices. Materials developed for the biomedical and pharmaceutical industries have helped bring about countless innovations in healthcare as well as in high performance adhesives and personal care products. More information about Polysciences, Inc., can be found at www.polysciences.com.
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