WASHINGTON, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to welcome 19 new member companies that have joined the association throughout the past year and the first quarter of 2016. These new members represent manufacturers, distributors and specialty chemical industry service providers looking to enhance and grow their business through utilization of SOCMA's tools and resources that not only connect them with others in the industry but assist them in staying abreast of the latest rules and regulations impacting specialty chemical manufacturing.
"Whether you are a manufacturer, service provider or distributor, I don't know how you can be involved in the specialty chemical business today without being involved in an organization like SOCMA," said Chuck Bennett, Chairman of SOCMA's Board of Governors and Vice Chairman of Dixie Chemical Co., Inc. "We are pleased to welcome all of our new members to the SOCMA family, and we encourage them to take advantage of all the benefits our association has to offer."
"As a specialty supplier to chemical, industrial and consumer markets, we believe it's critical to continue to elevate our performance for our customers, suppliers and the community," said Mike Friese, Executive Director of new member company Encapsys, LLC. "SOCMA offers many opportunities to develop our team members in a welcoming, supportive and professional environment."
Opportunities for collaboration, networking and information sharing are what drew Systran, Inc. to SOCMA. "As a member of SOCMA, Systran, Inc. is looking forward to sharing advancements in training and learning technologies and working with other members to find a way to reduce near misses and incidents in the chemical industry," said David Hirsch, President and CEO.
New members include:
AGI USA Inc.
AgraTech International, Inc.
AMD Advisors, LLC
Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP
Biophore Pharma Inc.
FAR Chemical, Inc.
Husch Blackwell LLP
Insys Therapeutics Inc
Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute
Patheon API Manufacturing, Inc
Quantum Materials Corp
RTMcDill Consulting LLC
Since 1921, SOCMA has represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies located around the world. www.socma.com.
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