ALBANY, Ore., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthetech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NZYM) has earned two 2008 Silver Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding accomplishments in the areas of Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security (EHS&S) Planning and Operations, and Stakeholder Communications. The Silver Awards are presented by the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA) and sponsored by ChemStewards, SOCMA's EHS&S improvement initiative. These prestigious awards recognize Synthetech for major progress in implementing the ChemStewards Core Principles.
Nearly 200 production facilities are eligible for ChemStewards awards. A total of 9 companies received Silver awards including Synthetech.
Upon presenting these awards to the deserving companies, Joe Acker, SOCMA President said, "Silver award facilities have shown dedicated efforts towards the ChemStewards Core Principles of Stakeholder Communications, Product Stewardship, EHS&S Planning and Operations, Employee Training and Engagement, and Resource Management and Waste Minimization, and have surpassed their peers in this regard. All of this year's applicants presented an impressive and diverse list of activities intended to improve EHS&S performance."
Specifically, Synthetech is being recognized for its successful efforts to use resources as efficiently as possible, provide a safe working environment for its employees, and engaging its customers, contractors/vendors, employees, and community through its EHS&S communication.
"Our company's culture, procedures, and training establish a firm
commitment to injury-prevention and environmental protection," said Synthetech
President and CEO, Dr. Greg Hahn. "All the credit for our excellence in
environmental, safety, health, and security belongs to our employees, and
their complete dedication to continually improving Synthet
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