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The Torrance, Calif. plant produces a range of latex emulsion products that are supplied to manufacturers of coatings, adhesives and construction products.
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|Investment in health, environment and safety||
•Process safety, capacity and engineering.
•Mechanical Integrity projects and program designed toimprove the infrastructure.
•Personnel training and development.
•Tanker loading improvements.
•Tank vents from all reactor trains & monomer storage tanks are sent to a permitted incinerator/vent treatment system to minimize/eliminate vapor emissions. Mechanical piping joints are periodically fugitive emissions tested for integrity and AQMD compliance rules.
•To reduce waste generation, off-grade latex is sold toother companies for use in industrial applications.Arkema Coating Resins continuously:
•Improves its products, manufacturing practices and services to minimize impact to the environment
•Assists customers in scientific analyses to better understand the potential environmental impact of our products and formulations made with our products
•Provides information on the safe transport, storage and use of our products
•Meets or exceeds all required regulatory standards in our operations and products
• Provides regulatory compliance information to our customers
•Serves as an open and cooperative partner to the communities in which we operate
|Awards/certifications for safety, environmental, and quality|
The Arkema Group, through its Common Ground® program is committed to building relationships between our Company and its communities. Community relations enable the Group to open up its sites to the outside world and establish genuine relations of trust with all its stakeholders.
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- Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUPA) - Our site participates in local emergency planning meetings and complies with all notification and reporting obligations
- City of Torrance Emergency Response System - The Torrance plant, along with other chemical companies, pay permit fees to ensure local emergency responders have the equipment needs to respond to emergencies
- Torrance Chamber of Commerce - Member
19206 Hawthorne Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503
Main Phone: 310-214-5327