ALBANY, Ore., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthetech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NZYM) has earned four 2007 Silver Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding accomplishments in environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) performance. The Silver Awards are presented by the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA) and sponsored by ChemStewards, SOCMA's EHS&S initiative. The awards are highly regarded and demonstrate Synthetech's level of commitment and progress to the principles of EHS&S that puts them in a class above their peers.
In winning four Silver Awards, Synthetech is receiving more awards than any other facility. "Synthetech should be commended for their work," said Joe Acker, SOCMA president. "Our panel of judges found them to be an impressive example for the rest of the industry. Synthetech shows they are committed to performance excellence and to improving the quality of life in their community. We hope that other companies will see the progress Synthetech has made and will use them as an example for their own programs. We applaud Synthetech and hope they continue these efforts."
"Our commitment to environmental, health, safety, and security is driven by our culture and these SOCMA awards provide visibility for actions which are standard procedure at Synthetech every day," said Synthetech President and COO, Dr. Greg Hahn. "We are especially proud of the on-going hard work by our employees to ensure a safe and secure environment for our facilities and community."
SOCMA, the leading international trade association representing the
custom and specialty chemical industry, recognized Synthetech at its Annual
Dinner during a special awards ceremony on December 10th in New York City.
As part of the Awards process, Synthetech outlined its efforts to:
-- Reduce waste;
-- Use resources as efficiently as possible;
-- Engage stakeholders and their community continu
|SOURCE Synthetech, Inc.|
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