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Solvay Advanced Polymers' Augusta Manufacturing
Plant Earns OSHA 'Star' Award for Health and Safety Excellence

Thursday December 15, 5:07 pm ET

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C.'s manufacturing facility in Augusta, Ga., has been named an OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) "Star" site by the U.S. Department of Labor.

The VPP program is the Labor Department's premier initiative to promote and recognize excellence in occupational health and safety. The "Star" designation, the highest award in the VPP program, recognizes worksites that have comprehensive, successful safety and health management programs and have achieved injury and illness rates at or below the national average of their respective industries.

"We had to undergo a very rigorous review that took almost two years to complete," said plant manager Kevin Keenly. "But it was worth the effort. The OSHA VPP Star flag that flies at our entrance certifies that every employee at this location is committed to excellence."

The verification process includes an application review and a rigorous onsite evaluation by a team of OSHA safety and health experts. Sites that make the grade must submit annual self-evaluations and are subject to re-evaluation every three years in order to remain in the program.

About Solvay Advanced Polymers

Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C. produces high-performance polymers that are used in a wide range of demanding applications in the automotive, aerospace, industrial, foodservice, medical, and electronics industries worldwide. More information about this and other Solvay Advanced Polymers products and services can be found on the company's website at http://www.solvayadvancedpolymers.com.

Solvay Advanced Polymers is a member of the Solvay Group, an international chemical and pharmaceutical group headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. The Solvay Group, whose companies employ about 30,000 people in 50 countries, recorded consolidated sales for 2004 of EUR 7.9 billion, generated by its three sectors: Chemicals, Plastics and Pharmaceuticals. Solvay is listed on the Euronext 100 index of top European companies. Details are available at http://www.solvay.com.

Source: Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C.

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