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08 Feb, 2017, 10:07 ET SOCMA Hosting Session for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises at 2017 GlobalChem Conference

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is hosting a three-session series at the 2017 Global Chemical Regulations Conference...


07 Feb, 2017, 12:07 ET SOCMA Reaching Out to New Administration, Lawmakers, Regulatory Officials in First 100 Days

With new members of Congress joining their elected colleagues to tackle key legislative issues in the coming year, the Society of Chemical...


24 Jan, 2017, 10:30 ET SOCMA Offices Moving to Arlington, VA

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today announced it is moving its offices to Arlington, VA, effective January...


20 Dec, 2016, 09:45 ET SOCMA Commends the U.S. International Trade Commission on a Job Well-Done

The Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) petition submission period closed on December 12, and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates...


08 Dec, 2016, 10:05 ET SOCMA Re-Elects Officers and Executive Committee, Names New Board of Governors Class

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) Board of Governors re-elected officers and its executive committee, as well as named...


21 Nov, 2016, 15:30 ET SOCMA to Present President's Leadership Award for Advocacy, Service at 2016 Annual Dinner

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will honor Brenda Seggerman, an Environmental Health and Safety Engineer at Hydrite...


14 Nov, 2016, 14:35 ET SOCMA Announces 2016 Performance Improvement Award Winners

More than 40 member facilities will receive 2016 Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding commitment to continuous improvement...


09 Nov, 2016, 16:13 ET SOCMA Pledges to Work with New Administration to Advance Issues Important to Specialty Chemical Industry

As we embark on the next chapter in American history, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) pledges to work with the new...


31 Oct, 2016, 14:33 ET Educational Speaker Showcases to Highlight SOCMA 95th Annual Dinner

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will hold its 95th Annual Dinner on December 5, 2016, the Crowne Plaza Times Square...


13 Oct, 2016, 11:01 ET SOCMA Names Jennifer L. Abril President and CEO of Association

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) Board of Governors announced today that Jennifer L. Abril, former President of the...


11 Oct, 2016, 10:30 ET 23 SOCMA Member Facilities Exceed ChemStewards® EHS&S Benchmarks

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced today that 23 member facilities are now exceeding key ChemStewards®...


31 Aug, 2016, 14:00 ET SOCMA's BPTF Pleased with Outcome of Round Two of Generic Drug User Fee Negotiations

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


16 Aug, 2016, 10:10 ET SOCMA President Lawrence D. Sloan to Leave Association for Position with Professional Society

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today announced that SOCMA President and CEO Lawrence D. Sloan will be leaving the...


09 Aug, 2016, 13:08 ET SOCMA Urges Passage of Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today announced its support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which would...


30 Jun, 2016, 10:00 ET SOCMA, DHS to Hold 10th Annual Chemical Sector Security Summit

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates and the Department of Homeland Security are pleased to announce the 10th Annual Chemical Sector...


22 Jun, 2016, 18:30 ET SOCMA Applauds Enactment of Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today praised President Obama as he signed into law a major piece of...


21 Jun, 2016, 10:00 ET SOCMA Unveils More User-Friendly, Visually Appealing Website

In an effort to improve access and usability for both members and the public, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and...


08 Jun, 2016, 09:32 ET SOCMA Hails Senate Passage of Bipartisan Compromise TSCA Reform Legislation

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) was pleased to see the Senate take the next step in making Toxic Substances...


24 May, 2016, 18:57 ET SOCMA Applauds House Vote on TSCA Reform Legislation

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today applauds the House of Representatives for passage of compromise...


23 May, 2016, 10:56 ET President's Signing of New MTB Law Huge Victory for Specialty Chemical Manufacturers

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) on Friday celebrated President Obama's signing into law the American...


18 May, 2016, 15:38 ET SOCMA Welcomes TSCA Reform Compromise

 Another milestone has been reached in reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as the House of Representatives and Senate agreed...


11 May, 2016, 08:52 ET SOCMA Celebrates Senate Passage of Long-Awaited MTB Bill

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds Tuesday's passage in the Senate of the American Manufacturing...


28 Apr, 2016, 11:38 ET SOCMA Hails House Passage of Long-Awaited MTB Bill

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds Wednesday's overwhelming passage of the American Manufacturing...


19 Apr, 2016, 10:00 ET SOCMA Welcomes 19 New Member Companies

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to welcome 19 new member companies that have joined the association...


22 Mar, 2016, 10:00 ET ChemStewards Regional Roundtables to Focus on EHS&S Trends and Methodologies, Operational Excellence

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