From innovative electronic products used in medical equipment, to
high-efficiency solar panels that enable power generation from renewable
resources, the products you make help improve the lives of the customers you
serve. Hemlock Semiconductor Group is proud to be able to contribute to your
At Hemlock Semiconductor, we use an Operational Excellence Management System
to control all aspects of our operations and drive continued improvements in
all areas of the site, including: environmental, health, safety and
In 2013, the Michigan
Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) designated Hemlock Semiconductor’s
Michigan site as a member of the state’s Clean Corporate Citizen (C3) Program . Membership in the C3
Program is one of the DEQ’s highest environmental stewardship achievements.
Hemlock Semiconductor is the 182nd facility in Michigan to receive this award.
Facilities with C3 status display facility-specific environmental management
systems, active pollution prevention initiatives, and a consistent record of
compliance with state and federal environmental requirements.
We are equally proud of our participation in the American Chemistry Council
Responsible Care® initiative. This important program provides both guidance
and oversight to help companies manage the chemical raw materials and products
they produce in a manner that respects the environment as well as the health
and safety of workers and members of the communities where they operate.
We subscribe to these guiding principles:
To lead our companies in ethical ways that increasingly benefit society,
the economy and the environment.
To design and develop products that can be manufactured, transported, used
and disposed of or recycled safely.
To work with customers, carriers, suppliers, distributors and contractors
to foster the safe and secure use, transport and disposal of chemicals and
provide hazard and risk information that can be accessed and applied in their
operations and products.
To design and operate our facilities in a safe, secure and environmentally
To instill a culture throughout all levels of our organizations to
continually identify, reduce and manage process safety risks.
To promote pollution prevention, minimization of waste and conservation of
energy and other critical resources at every stage of the life cycle of our
To cooperate with governments at all levels and organizations in the
development of effective and efficient safety, health, environmental and
security laws, regulations and standards.
To support education and research on the health, safety,
environmental effects and security of our products and processes.
To communicate product, service and process risks to our stakeholders and
listen to and consider their perspectives.
To make continual progress towards our goal of no accidents, injuries or
harm to human health and the environment from our products and operations and
openly report our health, safety, environmental and security performance.
To promote Responsible Care® by encouraging and assisting others
to adhere to these Guiding Principles
Responsible Care® is a trademark of the Chemical Manufacturers