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February 5, 2012

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Corsicana — CorsiTech

CorsiTech is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of the first-ever ChemStewards Sustainability Award for its efforts to reduce hazardous substances and greenhouse gas emissions and develop more sustainable products and practices at its Corsicana based facility. In addition, CorsiTech has received the 2011 Silver Award for its achievements in implementing a recognized environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) program. The awards are given as part of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA) annual Performance Improvement Awards, sponsored by ChemStewards — the association’s EHS&S program.

CorsiTech is being recognized for its successful efforts to improve processes, replace solvents and improve products by reducing toxicity and reducing emissions as well as its thorough, results-oriented EHS&S employee training programs.

“We are pleased to receive these awards from SOCMA in recognition of our longstanding efforts to implement sustainability practices and for our company’s commitment to performance excellence,” said Tom Kowalski, Vice President. “In particular, we commend our employees for their hard work all year to reduce the hazards to public health and our environment.”

CorsiTech was recognized at SOCMA’s 90Annual Dinner on December 5in New York City. George Schneider and Rebecca Cain from CorsiTech accepted the awards at the dinner.

“CorsiTech’s hard work on their comprehensive environmental, health, safety and security program and on the reduction of their carbon footprint shows their commitment to constant improvement and to contributing to the quality of life in their community. SOCMA commends them on this honor and encourages CorsiTech to continue these efforts through the ChemStewards performance improvement program,” said SOCMA President Lawrence D. Sloan.

SOCMA is the only U.S.-based trade association dedicated solely to the batch, custom and specialty chemical industry. Since 1921, they have represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies, making them the leading authority on this sector. SOCMA has a global membership of more than 200 companies. For more information, please visit www.socma.com.

ChemStewards is SOCMA’s flagship environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) continuous performance improvement program. ChemStewards was created from industry’s commitment to reducing our environmental footprint. Industry created ChemStewards to meet the unique needs of the batch, custom and 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. To learn more visit www.chemstewards.com.

CorsiTech, with a significant presence in Corsican and Houston, Texas, is a technology-based, market-focused organization with mature manufacturing capabilities and the capacity to support a variety of specialty chemical markets all over the world.

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