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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...

Nov 11, 2014, 09:17 ET

SOCMA Announces 93rd Annual Dinner in New York City

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is returning to the New York Marriott Marquis Times Square on December 8, 2014, for...

Nov 06, 2014, 09:34 ET

SOCMA Announces 2014 Performance Improvement Award Winners

More than 28 member facilities will receive 2014 Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding commitment to continuous improvement in...

Oct 09, 2014, 10:46 ET

SOCMA Unveils New ChemStewards® Optimization Website

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has unveiled its new ChemStewards® Optimization website, a unique and easy-to-use...

Sep 26, 2014, 08:35 ET

SOCMA Issues Comments on EPA's Proposed Rule on Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to...

Sep 16, 2014, 10:24 ET

21 SOCMA Member Facilities Exceed ChemStewards® EHS&S Benchmarks

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced today that 21 member facilities are now exceeding key ChemStewards®...

Jul 30, 2014, 11:34 ET

SOCMA Encouraged By Chemical Security Bill Movement In Senate

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today lauds passage of H.R. 4007, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards...

May 27, 2014, 13:28 ET

SOCMA Leadership Forum Provides Key Networking Opportunities

Dozens of chemical industry executives travelled to Charleston, SC, last week to participate in the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and...

May 12, 2014, 09:00 ET

Paro Services Subsidiaries Join Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates

Paro Services Co. announced today membership of its subsidiary companies, Royal Chemical Company, DeForest Enterprises and Innoleo, to the Society...