We will become a premier specialty
chemicals and materials company
through customer focus, superior
technology, operational excellence
and employee commitment so that we
can take pride in our achievements.
We make safety the first
priority—the core of all we do.
We are committed to protecting the
health and well-being of the
communities in which we conduct
We respect every employee,
recognizing our mutual need to be
safe, healthy, and successful. We
value each other for our diverse
ideas, experiences, and backgrounds.
We encourage our people to be
innovative, to take action, to make
independent decisions, and to be
accountable for their actions.
Each of us strives to lead and
motivate by example and consistently
live these core values. We coach,
train, and empower employees to
reach their full potential.
We work as groups and individuals
toward our common goal in a spirited
and selfless manner.
We relentlessly pursue doing the
right things better.
We are committed to providing the
resources to develop technology that
will build and sustain our
We are fair, honest, and consistent
in our business and personal
Total Quality Management
We are committed to continually
Satisfying the customer.
Having the minimum practical
number of managerial
coaching, and empowering
Performing only value-added
activities and rigorously
eliminating those which are not.
Becoming effective and efficient
in the performance of these
Maximizing effective teamwork,
both multi-functional and within
the natural work group.
Measuring our performance,
correcting our deficiencies, and
applauding our successes.
Using the ISO 9001 : 2000
Quality System in all functional
Above all, continuing to learn
new techniques, new tools, and
new methods to meet the
challenges of the future.
We are dedicated to providing
products and services which
consistently meet or exceed the
requirements of our customers. We
promote personal involvement,
teamwork, continuous improvement,
and proactive problem solving to
drive this commitment to quality. In
every facet of our operations we are
dedicated to applying these
principles while maintaining an
equal commitment to the health and
safety of our employees, plant
neighbors, customers, and the