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.
Northland Communications is thrilled to announce the launch of their newest product innovation, Invi TV. The Invi TV Launch Party will take place on Feb. 9, 2012 at Corsicana’s newly remodeled Interactive Showroom from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1500 N. Beaton in Corsicana.
Northland invites you take an exclusive look at the future of entertainment at this exciting event. Invi TV is your ultimate source for unlimited viewing of your favorite TV shows, movies, and sports all in crystal clear HD. The Northland team will show you how Invi TV makes it easier than ever to watch what you want, whenever you want.
Northland has been the local communications provider in Corsicana for over 25 years. The company continues to expand its services and develop new and innovative products to enhance the overall communication and entertainment experience. Northland currently provides digital and high definition television, high-speed Internet and home phone services to the Corsicana Community.
Northland’s ground-breaking new product, Invi TV, features a truly customizable entertainment experience by integrating their exclusive TurboPower high speed internet and HD TV services. Customers will have the opportunity to access and explore some of the most advanced services and entertainment technology available such as YouTube, Netflix, TiVo, Pandora, Hulu, ESPN3, social media sites and more.
Please call your local Northland Communications office at (903) 872-3131 if you have questions about Northland’s Invi TV Launch Party or about any of the services they provide.
Berry Chrysler Dodge Jeep is pleased to announce the addition of Jose Martinez to its sales staff. Martinez, originally from Houston, relocated to Corsicana from Fayetteville, Ark. roughly a year ago with his wife, Lisa, and their four children. Martinez has met many in the community over the last year in a sales position with another auto dealership, but looks forward to meeting many more folks in his new position with Berry Chrysler.
City proposes route changes for Clean-Up Day
For more than 10 years, Navarro County and the City of Corsicana have co-hosted a county-wide clean-up day. For most residents, it means an opportunity to take their bulk trash to the city’s landfill for free.
City to consider rules for airport, swear in new attorney
The Corsicana City Council will swear in the new city attorney, and consider requests for money from local charities when the group meets in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers of the Government Center, 200 N. 12th St. The new city attorney will be Kerri Anderson Donica. She ran unopposed for the position, along with Municipal Judge Mike Russell.
CISD to hire architects for new campus
The Corsicana ISD Board of Trustees will consider selecting an architectural firm for the new middle school when the group meets in regular session at 6 p.m. Monday, 601 North 13th Street.
New pocket park planned
A former plumbing supply shop that has since become nothing more than one wall and one partial wall, is going to become the latest city park in Corsicana.
Navarro College students to attend prestigious piano academy
They’re different as daylight and dark — she loves soccer and history, he loves math and science. She hails from Flower Mound, he from Malaysia. She is bubbly, outgoing and excited; he is a bit shy, somewhat reserved.
• A woman was arrested for trying to interfere in the serving of two felony warrants around noon Thursday at an apartment at 4301 W. Highway 31.
May 15 to July 31
The Navarro Council of the arts presents "With Six You Get Eggrolls" A Fine Art Exhibit featuring the works of Helen Albritton, Barbara Jones, Gladys Espenson, Deb Miller, Stephanie Ford, and Margie Taylor at the Warehouse Gallery from May 15 to July. Exhibit is free and open to the public daily.
Monday jury for Judge Lagomarsino dismissed
Jury for District Court Judge James Lagomarsino for Monday, May 20, 2013 has been dismissed.
Texas residents missing after tornadoes found safe
People who were missing in the wake of the destructive tornadoes in North Texas have been found safe, officials said Friday, but they didn't indicate when residents of one hard-hit neighborhood will be allowed to return to survey damage to their homes.
Police department open house Tuesday
The renovation of the Corsicana Police Department got a bit more involved than it was originally intended to. An error with some concrete resulted in water flooding city hall, and forcing replacement of carpeting and flooring. As well, the renovations quickly led to renovations of the municipal court, as well.
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