ACC Presents Responsible Care Awards

At its recent annual meeting, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), Arlington, Va., honored four
textile companies for their achievements under the chemical industry’s Responsible Care®
initiative, which recognizes businesses for environmental, health, safety and security performance.

The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., received for the third year in a row the Responsible
Care Sustained Excellence Award. The company also received a Responsible Care Leadership Award in
the large company category. Rohm and Haas Co., Philadelphia, was honored with the Responsible Care
Leadership Award in the medium company category. Milliken Chemical, Spartanburg; and Wacker
Chemical Corp., Adrian, Mich., received the leadership awards in the small company category.

August 2004