SOCMA Recognizes FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants, Inc. for Commitment to Core Principles
December, 17, 2010 New Castle, DE – FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants Inc.’s New Castle, Delaware facility is pleased to announce it has received the 2010 Silver Award for its achievements in implementing a recognized environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) program. The award is given as part of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA) annual Performance Improvement Awards, sponsored by ChemStewards®, SOCMA’s EHS&S initiative.
Fujifilm’s New Castle Site is being recognized for its successful efforts to implement and maintain a robust, world class product stewardship management system.
“We are honored to receive national recognition for our company’s commitment to performance excellence. In particular, we commend our employees for their hard work all year to maintain a highly effective EHS&S program in our facility,” said Mark Carrier, president, FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants, Inc.
SOCMA, the only U.S. based trade association dedicated solely to the batch chemical industry, recognized Fujifilm Imaging Colorants’ New Castle site at SOCMA’s Annual Dinner during a special awards reception on December 6 in New York City.
“Fujifilm Imaging Colorants’ hard work on their comprehensive environmental, health, safety and security program shows their commitment to constant improvement and to contributing to the quality of life in their community. SOCMA commends them on their Silver Award honors and encourages Fujifilm to continue these efforts through the ChemStewards® performance improvement program,” said Lawrence D. Sloan, president, SOCMA.
SOCMA is the only U.S. based trade association dedicated solely to the batch, custom and specialty chemical industry. Since 1921, we have represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies, making us the leading authority in this sector. SOCMA has a global membership of more than 200 companies. For more information on our services and products, please visit www.socma.com.
ChemStewards® is SOCMA’s flagship environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) continuous performance improvement program. ChemStewards® was created from the industry’s commitment to reducing our environmental footprint. The 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 chemicals, ChemStewards® is helping participants reach for superior EHS&S performance. To learn more visit www.chemstewards.com.
FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants is a world leader in the development and supply of innovative, high performance colorants for the global digital printing market. It is a worldwide leader in the invention, development and production of high performance colorants for the inkjet printing sector, holding the top share of the world market for ink dyes for consumer-use inkjet printers. Fujifilm Imaging Colorants also is an independent supplier of colored chemical toners for the laser printer photocopier markets and a recognized innovator and supplier of near infrared absorbers. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmic.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 20 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2009, and in the year ended March 31, 2010, had global revenues of $23.5 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com.
*At an exchange rate of 93 yen to the dollar.
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