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Techmer PM Releases First-Ever Sustainability Report

Compounding and concentrate firm opens the curtain on how it enables customers and their brands

CLINTON, Tenn., October 05, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Techmer PM has released its first-ever sustainability report. The 43-page document showcases some of the company’s enablement technologies and internal initiatives to provide sustainable solutions to various stakeholders.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221005005135/en/

Techmer PM 2022 Sustainability Report (Graphic: Business Wire)

The report highlights how Techmer PM’s innovative solutions help their customers engage in responsible Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) business practices. "At Techmer PM, we believe that becoming sustainable at the core means addressing the social element of sustainability within our organization. This report serves as a communication tool on our progress and highlights some of our ongoing work and accomplishments relating to sustainability," said Michael McHenry, Chief Executive Officer of Techmer PM.

The report also emphasizes how every Techmer PM employee plays a role in achieving sustainability. "At Techmer, our most valuable resource is our people. Our Corporate Social Responsibility team has embodied this by championing various efforts for all our stakeholders and the business," said Michael.

He added that this would be the first of many sustainability reports to come as the company continues to enable a better world through its operations and innovative solutions.

Some other key highlights of the report include:

  • How Techmer PM’s innovative technology is designed for sustainable outcomes.

  • How every employee is empowered to play a role in cultivating a diverse and safe culture so everyone can do their best work and win together.

  • Techmer PM’s internal approach to sustainability by minimizing waste, optimizing energy, and reducing water consumption.

"The sustainability report is one of the ways we can showcase Techmer PM’s broad range of solutions without neglecting the importance of sustainability. For example, three of our production facilities are now zero waste-to-landfill, with certification audits planned for next year – it’s something we’re very proud of and look forward to continuing," said Kaan Serpersu, Product Development and Sustainability Manager, Techmer PM.

Moving forward, Techmer PM plans to continue investigating renewable energy offerings for all sites, and work towards certifying the Dalton, Georgia, and Rancho Dominguez, California facilities as zero waste-to-landfill. The company also plans to continue engaging team members to ensure the company fosters a positive and collaborative work environment.

For more information or to view a copy of the report, click here: https://www.techmerpm.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Techmer-PM-2022-Sustainability-Report.pdf

About Techmer PM

Founded in 1981, Clinton, Tenn.-based Techmer PM LLC, is a materials design company specializing in modifying and fine-tuning the properties of technical polymers. The company thrives on partnering and collaborating with plastics processors, fabricators, designers, specifiers, and brand owners. Drawing on a broad portfolio of resins –– from polyolefins to PEEK –– Techmer PM helps manufacturers enhance product function and appearance in scores of end-use markets. The award-winning firm operates seven North American plants and has extensive expertise in virtually every plastics- and fiber-related process, from additive manufacturing and blown film to nonwovens, injection molding, and sheet extrusion. Techmer PM is a six-time Plastics News honoree on its "Best Places to Work" list. Learn more by visiting www.techmerpm.com.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221005005135/en/

Contacts

Jill Warren, Techmer PM, (tel. 865-400-6700) or jwarren@techmerpm.com