Navigation Links
FMC Rockland Celebrates 75-Year Anniversary with Two $7,500 Science Education Grants
Date:12/3/2013

Rockland, ME (PRWEB) December 03, 2013

FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) honored its 75th year in Rockland, Maine, by presenting a $7,500 grant to Oceanside East Senior High School and a $7,500 grant to Oceanside West Junior High School. The grants will be used to purchase laboratory equipment and educational tools in their respective science departments.

Jeff LaBrozzi, plant manager of FMC, thanked the community of Rockland for its ongoing support of the plant and recognized Oceanside East and West for the excellent education they have provided to many citizens of Rockland including employees of the plant, past, present and future. The grants were presented to Tom Forti, principal of Oceanside East, and Larry Schooley, principal of Oceanside West by Rodney Mason, maintenance manager of FMC and proud Oceanside East parent.

“FMC believes that if schools can inspire young kids to further their education or pursue a career in the sciences, we have opened a world of opportunity for them and strengthened the ranks of our future talent pool,” said Rodney Mason. “We look forward to learning about the short and long-term impact the grants will have on the school, the students and our resilient community.”

“Having FMC as a community partner has been fantastic, especially as we experience the tough budgetary restraints of recent times,” said Tom Forti. “The grants presented by FMC will help us to purchase equipment needed for lab experiments and to look more deeply into developing STEM programming at the school.”

Anniversary festivities also featured an evening celebration with community leaders including representatives from Oceanside East and West, and FMC’s Community Advisory Panel.

The plant, from its days as Algin Corp., to Marine Colloids, to FMC, has had a long-standing relationship with the Rockland community. Each year, the plant in Rockland, which is currently the only producer of carrageenan in North America, brings in 25 million pounds of seaweed from around the globe, processes it, and distributes it to customers worldwide. Carrageenan is a food ingredient derived from a natural source – red seaweed – and has been used for hundreds of years as a thickening agent and stabilizer in a variety of foods and personal care products. It has long been recognized by regulatory bodies around the world as a safe food ingredient.

About FMC
FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial, environmental, and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. In 2012, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.4 billion. The company employs approximately 6,000 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, and FMC Minerals.

For more information, visit http://www.FMC.com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/12/prweb11385088.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Rockland Immunochemicals Awarded Phase I SBIR Funding to Develop Novel Agents for Cancer Diagnosis and Targeted Therapy
2. Home Care Assistance Celebrates the Holiday Season with the Grand Opening of New Douglas County Location
3. Evans Fitness Club Celebrates One-Year Anniversary
4. Garden City Optometrist Dr. Steven Schoenbart Celebrates 25 Years in the Public Eye and the Treatment of Low Vision Patients
5. Center for Primary Care Celebrates 20th Anniversary
6. Coast Dental Lake Forest Celebrates Grand Opening
7. Qualidigm Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Foray into Software Development Market and Healthcare Quality Improvement Milestones
8. Cybex and Auburn University Celebrates First Semester of Fitness
9. Clarity PSO Celebrates Five Years as a Patient Safety Organization with a Report to Healthcare Providers
10. Cast Covers Manufacturer Celebrates 4 Years of Success
11. Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles Celebrates National Epilepsy Awareness Month with the Walk to End Epilepsy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... 2016 , ... A revolution is underway. Brooklyn-based company, ... for the millions of people who require these medical transport services annually. ... the use of technology. Now, SmartEMS has put forth an industry-changing app that ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole Health Supply ... health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese herbs that ... Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and Rehmannia Root ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 ... brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live ... not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that lice have simply ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of ... recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work ... Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to ... , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there ... my other children and say he was going to kill them. If we were ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... ANGELES , June 23, 2016 ... CAPR ), a biotechnology company focused ... therapeutics, today announced that patient enrollment in its ... in Duchenne) has exceeded 50% of its 24-patient ... enrollment in the third quarter of 2016, and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS , ... students receiving a Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship is ... 2016 scholarship winners, announced today online at www.diabetesscholars.org ... let type 1 diabetes stand in the way of ... has supported the Foundation,s scholarship program since 2012, and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 The vast majority of dialysis patients ... Treatments are usually 3 times a week, with treatment ... travel time, equipment preparation and wait time.  This regimen ... for patients who are elderly and frail.  Many elderly ... rehabilitation centers for some duration of time. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: