MFG Chemical, LLC Surpasses ChemStewards® Requirements – MFG Chemical, LLC Qualifies for SOCMA’s “Excellence” Ranking

Dalton, GA – MFG Chemical announced today that as a result of exceeding key performance requirements for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA) ChemStewards® program, it has qualified for the program’s highest ranking – the Excellence Tier.


MFG Chemical is being recognized for its successful efforts to go above and beyond the minimum for federal environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) compliance, build customer confidence and community trust, and strengthen product stewardship.


We are extremely proud of the hard work our employees have done on our EHS&S program.  This recognition reflects our commitment to the ChemStewards ® program that we adopted more than 10 years ago.  Furthermore, a special recognition goes to Robert Mauney, MFG’s Quality Systems Manager, for his leadership in getting MFG recognized for this achievement,”  said Keith Arnold, CEO & President.


“We congratulate MFG Chemical for this achievement, which represents their commitment to continuous improvement in EHS&S performance,” said Dr. J. Holland Jordan, Managing Director, ChemStewards. “By operating above expectations, MFG Chemical is building customer confidence, community trust and strengthening product stewardship throughout the supply chain.”


ChemStewards® is an industry-developed EHS&S program designed for the specialty chemicals industry. It was created from industry’s commitment to continuous improvement and to reduce the environmental footprint left by member facilities. The program is based on a three-tier system with key performance requirements per tier. Tier one is known as Fundamental and tier two is Enhanced Performance – the standard tier for ChemStewards® participants. To qualify for Excellence, or tier three, facilities must sign core principles, complete security requirements, have one documented management review meeting, complete a third-party verification of management systems at the Enhanced Performance level, and submit a voluntary tier three application.

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Since 1921, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has represented a diverse membership of chemical companies located around the world, bringing world-class support uniquely tailored to enhance the operational excellence of our member companies.


ChemStewards® is SOCMA’s flagship environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) continuous performance improvement program that was created to meet the unique needs of the 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.


About MFG Chemical

MFG Chemical is a contract and toll manufacturer of specialty chemicals for a variety of industries including pulp & paper, paints and coatings, mining, oil field, agriculture, lube additives, and personal care.  The company operates three manufacturing locations in Northwest Georgia.


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Daniel Sanchez

MFG Chemical, LLC

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