Chemicals, Inc, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals for research and development,
announced that it has completed requirements for certification and compliance
with the Society of Chemical Manufacturer's and Affiliates (SOCMA) ChemStewards
ChemStewards is SOCMA's flagship environmental, health, safety and security
(EHS&S) continuous performance improvement program. 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 synthetic and organic chemicals, ChemStewards is helping participants
reach for superior EHS&S performance.
“We worked diligently and in cooperation with SOCMA to insure that that
all of our programs are aligned with ChemStewards” said Dr. Frank Wagner,
Strem’s Technical Director responsible for the implementation of the program.
Strem is being recognized for its successful efforts to go above and beyond
the minimum for federal EHS&S compliance, build customer confidence and
community trust, and strengthen product stewardship.
“At Strem we’ve had a long standing commitment to environmental,
health, safety and security practices and we are pleased to have attained SOCMA’s
certification” said Dr. Michael Strem, President of Strem Chemicals.
"Strem Chemicals should be proud to be ChemStewards certified," said
Joe Acker, SOCMA's President. "Their customers can rest assured that their
business is being handled by a company that makes sound environmental, health,
safety and security management a top priority. SOCMA's ChemStewards Program
is the only EHS&S program designed specifically for the batch, custom and
specialty chemical industry. Strem Chemicals’ participation indicates
their commitment to compliance with federal regulation and building cooperation
throughout the supply chain."