You are here : Home

Welcome to CIMA

Channel Industries Mutual Aid (CIMA) is a non-profit organization combining the fire-fighting, rescue, hazardous material handling and emergency medical capabilities of the refining and petrochemical industry in the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area. .
Since 1955, this organization has been providing cooperative assistance and expertise for all kinds of emergencies - both natural and man-made.

Learn more About Us!

 



About CIMA


Channel Industries Mutual Aid (CIMA) is a non-profit organization combining the fire-fighting, rescue, hazardous material handling and emergency medical capabilities of the refining and petrochemical industry in the Houston Ship Channel area.

more details

 



CIMA History


The CIMA organization was formed in 1955 under the name of the "Houston Ship Channel Industries Disaster Aid Organization". In 1960 the name of the organization was changed to "Channel Industries Mutual Aid" (CIMA).

more details