2015 ChemStewards Performance Improvement Award

November 16, 2015   Nation Ford Chemical Receives National Performance Improvement Honor – SOCMA Recognizes Company’s  Commitment to Improving Environmental, Health, Safety & Security   Fort Mill, S.C. – Nation Ford Chemical is pleased to announce it has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving its environmental, health, safety and security by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), a trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.   Nation Ford 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.   Nation Ford Chemical will accept a Silver Performance Improvement Award at SOCMA’s 94th Annual Dinner on December 7 in New York City. This is the seventh performance award Nation Ford Chemical has received in the last six years.   Nation Ford Chemical was recognized for its successful efforts to improve resource management, which was accomplished by reducing waste streams from the plant.   “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 National Ford President Jay Dickson.   “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 Nation Ford Chemical and its employees on this achievement, and we encourage them to continue these efforts through the ChemStewards Performance Improvement Program.”   ###   About Nation Ford Chemical Founded in 1977, Nation Ford Chemical is one of America’s most respected custom manufacturers of specialty organic chemicals. NFC’s products, including Sulfanilic Acid (Acid – CAS#121-57-3, Salt – CAS#515-74-2) and PANA (N-Phenyl-1-naphthylamine, CAS#90-30-2), are sold worldwide through offices in the United States, Europe, China and Japan.  Chemical production is based at our 27-acre site in Fort Mill, South Carolina, USA.  For more information, visit www.nationfordchem.com   About 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. www.socma.com.   ChemStewards® is SOCMA’s flagship environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) continuous performance improvement program created from industry’s commitment to reducing our environmental footprint and to meet the unique needs of the specialty chemical industry. www.chemstewards.com.