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33rd Awards for Excellence Winners Announced!

and the Eagle Award Winner is...

2021 Awards for Excellence


OCTC Announces 33rd Annual 

Awards for Excellence in Environmental, Health, Safety & Security Performance

Ohio Chemistry Technology Council (OCTC) is proud to announce this year's Awards for Excellence! We are honored to recognize exceptional performances in environmental, health, safety and security by companies in Ohio’s chemical industry!

Eagle Award Winner 

OCTC is excited to announce this year's Eagle Award for Excellence in Environmental, Health, Safety & Security Performance. Our panel of judges selected this program for standing out in scope, implementation, impact and sustainability. 

Emery Oleochemicals - Cincinnati

In 2020, a high priority ISO 14001 Environmental Management Plan for Emery Oleochemicals was to reduce the impact their waste water has on the local POTW’s treatment plant. Projects were initiated to reduce both the waste water volume and its organic waste concentration. An average of 2018 and 2019 data was used as the benchmark. Compared to the benchmarks, in 2020 Emery Oleochemical's reduced their waste water volume by 14% and our organic waste concentration by 25% Click  HERE to read Emery Oleochemicals full program description!

Award for Excellence Winners

This year, 17 member companies have been selected to receive an award for excellence in Environmental, Health, Safety or Security Performance. Each facility of a member company submitted a nomination on its own behalf which was then submitted and reviewed by our distinguished panel of judges.

In addition to demonstrating commitment and achievement in protecting people and the environment, a nomination must focus on a program or activity the company believes represents excellence in environmental, health, safety or security performance. Click here to read the program descriptions of our winners! 



 Ashland Columbus Atlas StreetColumbus, Ohio

 BASF CorporationWhitehouse, Ohio

 Dover Chemical Corporation – Dover, Ohio

 DuPont Inc. - West Alexandria, Ohio

 GFS ChemicalsColumbus, Ohio

 Husky Energy Lima RefineryLima, Ohio

 The Lubrizol CorporationAvon Lake, Ohio

 The Lubrizol CorporationBrecksville, Ohio

 The Lubrizol CorporationPainesville, Ohio

 The Lubrizol CorporationWickliffe, Ohio

 McGeanCleveland, Ohio

 NutrienLima, Ohio

 PPGBarberton, Ohio

 PPGCleveland, Ohio

 Univar SolutionsCleveland, Ohio

 Univar Solutions– Dublin, Ohio


 To read & download the full press release, please click HERE. 



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