Regulations & EHS&S

Strem Chemicals recognized for EHS&S planning and operations

8th January 2020

Strem Chemicals is pleased to announce it has been recognised for its efforts in improving environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) at its Newburyport, MA, facility by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.

Strem participates in SOCMA’s ChemStewards program, that has for 13 years encouraged and recognized companies for operating their facilities in an environment that promotes safety and environmental compliance to all stakeholders.

Strem is the recipient of a Bronze Performance Improvement Award for EHS&S Planning and Operations, which recognises facilities that make environmental, health, safety and security considerations a priority in its planning and operations for all new and existing products and processes.

The award was presented at a ceremony during SOCMA Week in New Orleans on December 5,2019. This is the eighth year Strem has received the award. R.J. Wolcik, Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist, accepted the award on behalf of the company at the awards dinner.

“We are delighted to receive this award as it demonstrates continuous commitment to our EHS&S endeavors. We are proud of the hard work our employees have done to support the company, our goals and our EHS&S program overall.” said Dr. Ephraim S. Honig, Chief Executive Officer at Strem Chemicals.

 “Congratulations to the Strem team for the thoughtful efforts they take to incorporate EHS&S considerations in their processes and products, and for creating a safe working environment for their employees and community,” said SOCMA President & CEO Jennifer Abril. “We look forward to Strem’s continued participation in ChemStewards, which provides a platform where colleagues in the industry can learn from each other and share best practices that will assist them in building customer confidence, community trust and strengthening product stewardship throughout the value chain.”