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SI Group’s UK Site Wins Prestigious Industry Award

SCHENECTADY, NY – July 27, 2015 – SI Group is proud to announce that its manufacturing plant in Four Ashes, United Kingdom was awarded the INEOS Responsible Care Award from the Chemical Industries Association (CIA).

Four Ashes was the selected winner from an esteemed group of peers based on a number of factors related to its commitment to Responsible Care® practices. The CIA judging panel recognized the site as an industry leader in five of twelve categories, including safety leadership and performance, environmental leadership and performance, employee and contractor involvement, EHS culture, and communications, with extremely high scores in the other categories as well. Representatives of the company’s Four Ashes site attended the Chemical Industry Awards dinner in Newcastle, UK to receive the award last month.

“We are elated to accept such a prestigious industry award,” said Zach Steele, Director of Four Ashes Operations. “It’s the culmination of our site’s relentless effort to achieve EHS excellence through open and transparent communication with all stakeholders. We couldn’t be more proud of this accomplishment.”

SI Group conducts its business according to the Guiding Principles of Responsible Care with an emphasis on protecting the health, safety and securities of its employees and the public. The company has set its goal at zero negative impact on people, the environment and its reputation. This dedication to Responsible Care practices at the Four Ashes site reflect the company’s ongoing commitment to EHS excellence.

About SI Group

SI Group is a leading global developer and manufacturer of chemical intermediates, specialty resins, and solutions that are critical to the quality and performance of countless industrial and consumer goods. Founded in 1906 and headquartered in Schenectady, New York, SI Group is a family-owned company with facilities on five continents. For more information about SI Group, visit

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