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Aug 04, 2015, 10:32 ET

New Video Features Testimonials on Why Specialty Chemical Manufacturers Join SOCMA

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today unveiled its new membership video, featuring specialty chemical manufacturers...

Aug 03, 2015, 14:56 ET

SOCMA Applauds USTR's efforts in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today congratulates the hard work of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman...

Jun 30, 2015, 09:00 ET

ChemStewards Celebrates 10 years of EHS&S Excellence

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates is pleased to announce ChemStewards®, its flagship environmental, health, safety and...

Jun 24, 2015, 16:34 ET

SOCMA Hails Bipartisan Senate Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

The U.S. Senate today seized an opportunity to promote U.S. growth and jobs in a global economy by passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). The...

Jun 23, 2015, 19:26 ET

SOCMA Welcomes House Passage of TSCA Reform Bill

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomes passage of the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2576) by the U.S....

Jun 18, 2015, 13:36 ET

SOCMA Applauds House Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomes passage of Trade Promotion Authority by the U.S. House of...

Jun 15, 2015, 12:00 ET

BPTF Seeks Changes in Performance Goals, Fee Payment Schedule in GDUFA Renegotiations

 The Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF), an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates, today asked the Food and...

Jun 03, 2015, 11:24 ET

SOCMA Hails House Committee's Effort to Move TSCA Reform Forward

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today applauds the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for its continued bipartisan...

May 21, 2015, 09:27 ET

SOCMA Applauds House Passage of Bill to Make R&D Tax Credit Permanent

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 880, the American Research...

Apr 23, 2015, 10:25 ET

SOCMA Signs on to Joint Letter Supporting Quick Action on Miscellaneous Tariff Bill

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates has joined the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and other trade associations in...

Apr 16, 2015, 16:15 ET

SOCMA Welcomes Senate Introduction of Trade Promotion Authority

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomed introduction of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and...

Apr 14, 2015, 11:44 ET

SOCMA to Congress: Draft TSCA Modernization Act an Improvement over Status Quo

The discussion draft of the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 is "an improvement over the status quo and a promising vehicle for a bipartisan...

Apr 13, 2015, 09:00 ET

SOCMA Announces Eighth Annual Washington Fly-In

With the anticipated introduction of a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform bill in the House of Representatives and a Trade Promotion...

Apr 02, 2015, 09:25 ET

Chemical Dynamics Joins Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates

Chemical Dynamics announced today its membership to the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates, the leading international trade...

Mar 10, 2015, 15:49 ET

SOCMA Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Senate TSCA Bill

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates applauds today's bipartisan introduction of the "Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the...

Feb 25, 2015, 15:07 ET

Specialty Chemical Manufacturers: Government Regulations Are a Significant Barrier to Economic Growth

Federal regulations are a significant barrier to economic growth for specialty chemical manufacturers, say respondents in an industrywide business...

Feb 20, 2015, 08:00 ET

ACC and SOCMA Announce Agenda For 2015 Global Chemical Regulations Conference

This year's Global Chemical Regulations Conference and Exhibition (GlobalChem) will take place March 2-4, at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, Md....

Jan 07, 2015, 13:00 ET

SOCMA Welcomes New Members in Second Half of 2014

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomed eight new member companies at the end of 2014, all representing...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

Bimax Receives National Performance Improvement Honor

Bimax's Glen Rock facility is pleased to announce it has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving its environmental, health, safety...

Nov 21, 2014, 11:09 ET

SOCMA Welcomes Congressman Paul Ryan As House Ways And Means Committee Chairman

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomed U.S. Congressman Paul D. Ryan as the new Chairman of the House...