Dixie Chemical Receives National Performance Chemical Company Improvement Honor

[Pasadena, Texas] – November, 2015

Dixie Chemical Receives National Performance Chemical Company Improvement Honor
SOCMA Recognizes Dixie Chemical for Commitment to Improving Environmental, Health, Safety & Security

Dixie Chemical’s Pasadena facility is pleased to announce it has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving its environmental, health, safety and security. This performance chemical company honor comes from the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), a trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.

Dixie Chemical participates in SOCMA’s ChemStewards® program, which encourages companies to operate their facilities in an environment that guarantees safety and environmental compliance to all stakeholders.

Dixie Chemical will accept a Bronze Performance Improvement Award at SOCMA’s 94th Annual Dinner on December 7, 2015 in New York City. Michael Gromacki will accept the award on behalf of the company at the awards dinner.

“We are extremely proud of the hard work our employees have done on our EHS&S program. This award reflects our commitment to constant improvement for our products, our workers and our neighbors in the community,” said Senior Vice President Michael Gromacki.

“In today’s business world it is incumbent upon companies to be good environmental stewards and create a culture at their facilities that will ensure the safety and security of not only their employees but the community in which they live,” said SOCMA President Lawrence D. Sloan. “We congratulate Dixie Chemical in Pasadena, TX and its employees on this achievement, and we encourage them to continue these efforts through the ChemStewards Performance Improvement Program.”

About the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA):

Since 1921, SOCMA has represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies located around the world. Collectively, SOCMA members are key drivers to a successful economy, contributing $24 billion annually to the U.S. GDP. For more information, visit www.socma.com.

ChemStewards® is SOCMA’s flagship environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) continuous performance improvement program. ChemStewards was created from industry’s commitment to reducing our environmental footprint and to meet the unique needs of the specialty chemical industry. To learn more visit www.chemstewards.com.

About Dixie Chemical Company:
Since 1946, Dixie Chemical has been committed to manufacturing high-quality, high-performance products that improve our world. With 300 customers in 25 countries, Dixie Chemical is a proven partner for open innovation in thermoset materials, alkaline paper sizing, and fuel and lube markets. For more information on the performance chemical company, visit www.dixiechemical.com.