Three of Kuraray America, Inc.’s Texas facilities received top honors from the Texas Chemical Council (TCC) at its annual award banquet on Thursday, June 6, 2019.

TCC’s awards program recognizes member companies for their demonstrated commitment and exemplary results toward safe operations, community awareness, emergency response, security and pollution prevention. Applications are anonymous and judged by a group of industry peers and community members.

“At Kuraray, safety is at the cornerstone of everything we do,” said Tom Abrey, Kuraray’s director of health, safety, environment & security (HSE&S). “We are committed to providing a safe working environment for not only our employees but contractors and visitors alike. Our dedication to the partnerships with our communities is paramount and we acknowledge the continued hard work of all our employees and contractors to achieve this mission. Everyone at Kuraray should be very proud to receive this level of industry recognition.”

Kuraray America, Inc. took home 10 awards, including top honor – Best in Texas – for the SEPTON plant. Other plants honored included the following:

SEPTON Plant (Pasadena, Texas): Best in Texas, Caring for Texas, Distinguished Safety Service, Zero Incident Rate, Zero Process Safety Incidents.

Bayport Plant (La Porte, Texas): Zero Incident Rate, Distinguished Safety Service, Zero Contractor Incident Rate.

La Porte, Texas Plant: Caring for Texas, Zero Process Safety Incidents.