AMPAC's Utah Operations Receive Utah Labor Commission Safety Award
CEDAR CITY, Utah, Aug. 22, 2013
CEDAR CITY, Utah, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Pacific Corporation's
(AMPAC) (NASDAQ^®: APFC) Cedar City, Utah Operations have been selected by the
Utah Labor Commission to receive the 2013 Arches Award for Process Safety
Management (PSM). The Arches Award recognizes companies that demonstrate
leadership and exemplary commitment to safety practices.
AMPAC's Cedar City, Utah Operations is home to the Specialty Chemicals
segment, which includes the perchlorates, Halotron and sodium azide product
lines. AMPAC's PEPCON Systems water treatment business is also part of this
facility. In addition to adhering to rigid PSM standards, the facility has
maintained a third party safety certification, OHSAS 18001, since 2008 to
support its excellent safety record.
"At AMPAC, we imbed our safety standards and procedures into all levels of the
organization. Our goal is for these safety standards to be second nature for
each individual at our facility, including visitors," stated Frank Casperson,
Director, Safety and Environmental Engineering.
"We are committed to providing a safe workplace for our employees. Our safety
programs were developed to complement our manufacturing processes adding to
efficiency, quality and reliability at all levels," stated Dave Thayer,
President, Utah Operations AMPAC.
"We are pleased to receive this prestigious safety award from the Utah Labor
Commission in recognition of our commitment to workplace safety and health
excellence. This award is a tribute to all our employees who have taken an
active roll in the advancement of our safety culture," said Joe Carleone,
Chief Executive Officer of AMPAC.
Sherrie Hayashi, Commissioner, Utah Labor Commission, will present the Arches
Award at the Utah Safety Council Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on
September 6, 2013, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
ABOUT AMERICAN PACIFIC CORPORATION
American Pacific Corporation (AMPAC) is a leading custom manufacturer of fine
chemicals and specialty chemicals within its focused markets. We supply
active pharmaceutical ingredients and advanced intermediates to the
pharmaceutical industry. For the aerospace and defense industry we provide
specialty chemicals used in solid rocket motors for space launch and military
missiles. We produce clean agent chemicals for the fire protection industry,
as well as electro-chemical equipment for the water treatment industry. Our
products are designed to meet customer specifications and often must meet
certain governmental and regulatory approvals. Additional information about us
can be obtained by visiting our web site at www.apfc.com.
Contact: Deanna Riccardi – (702) 735-2200
SOURCE American Pacific Corporation
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