January 7, 2020

Ashley Bianco
Marketing Supervisor
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Strem Chemicals Receives SOCMA's Performance Improvement Award, 2019Newburyport, MA – Strem Chemicals, Inc., is pleased to announce it has been recognized for its efforts in improving environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) at its Newburyport, MA, facility by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.

Strem participates in SOCMA’s ChemStewards® program, that has for 13 years encouraged and recognized companies for operating their facilities in an environment that promotes safety and environmental compliance to all stakeholders.

Strem is the recipient of a Bronze Performance Improvement Award for EHS&S Planning and Operations, which recognizes facilities that make environmental, health, safety and security considerations a priority in its planning and operations for all new and existing products and processes.

The award was presented at a ceremony during SOCMA Week in New Orleans on December 5, 2019. This is the eighth year Strem has received the award. R.J. Wolcik, Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist, accepted the award on behalf of the company at the awards dinner.

“We are delighted to receive this award as it demonstrates continuous commitment to our EHS&S endeavors. We are proud of the hard work our employees have done to support the company, our goals and our EHS&S program overall.” said Dr. Ephraim S. Honig, Chief Executive Officer at Strem Chemicals.

“Congratulations to the Strem team for the thoughtful efforts they take to incorporate EHS&S considerations in their processes and products, and for creating a safe working environment for their employees and community,” said SOCMA President & CEO Jennifer Abril. “We look forward to Strem’s continued participation in ChemStewards, which provides a platform where colleagues in the industry can learn from each other and share best practices that will assist them in building customer confidence, community trust and strengthening product stewardship throughout the value chain.”

About Strem Chemicals, Inc.
Strem Chemicals, Inc., established in 1964, is a privately held manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals of high purity. Strem’s key products include catalysts, ligands, organometallics, metal carbonyls, CVD/ALD precursors and nanomaterials. Its products are used for research and development and commercial scale applications, especially in the pharmaceutical, microelectronics, chemicals and petrochemicals industries. Strem Chemicals also provides custom synthesis, process development and cGMP manufacturing services. Strem is an ISO 9001 certified company. For more information, visit

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