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Aug 16, 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...


Aug 09, 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...


Jun 30, 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...


Jun 22, 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...


Jun 21, 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...


Jun 08, 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...


May 24, 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...


May 23, 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...


May 18, 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...


May 11, 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...


Apr 28, 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...


Apr 19, 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...


Apr 14, 2016, 09:57 ET SOCMA Welcomes Bipartisan Senate Bill That Would Move Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Forward

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomed the introduction of a bipartisan Senate bill that would...


Apr 13, 2016, 16:15 ET SOCMA Applauds Introduction of American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 in House of Representatives

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomed the introduction of the American Manufacturing...


Apr 05, 2016, 10:00 ET SOCMA Welcomes Brittany Mountjoy as New Manager of Government Relations

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to welcome Brittany Mountjoy as the new Manager of Government...


Mar 22, 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...


Mar 15, 2016, 10:23 ET TSCA Reform, Trade among Key Issues as SOCMA Members visit Capitol Hill

With the House of Representatives and Senate conferring on final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) legislation and the continued failure by...


Feb 29, 2016, 16:12 ET SOCMA Fly-Ins, Seven and Counting

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) 9th Annual Washington Fly-In is set for April 11 and 12, and I am once again...


Jan 20, 2016, 09:00 ET 17 SOCMA Member Facilities Exceed ChemStewards® EHS&S Benchmarks

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that 17 member facilities are now exceeding key...


Jan 14, 2016, 09:06 ET Polysciences, Inc. Receives National Performance Improvement Honor

 Polysciences, Inc., is pleased to announce they have been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving their environmental, health, safety...


Dec 15, 2015, 10:00 ET KMCO LLC Receives National Performance Improvement Honor

 KMCO LLC is pleased to announce it has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving its environmental, health, safety and security by...


Dec 15, 2015, 10:00 ET KMCO LLC Receives National Performance Improvement Honor

 KMCO LLC is pleased to announce it has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving its environmental, health, safety and security by...


Dec 14, 2015, 10:00 ET Bimax President Joins SOCMA's Board of Governors

 Bimax, Inc. announced today that its President, Ronald W. Kreis, has joined the Board of Governors of the Society of Chemical...


Dec 14, 2015, 10:00 ET Bimax President Joins SOCMA's Board of Governors

 Bimax, Inc. announced today that its President, Ronald W. Kreis, has joined the Board of Governors of the Society of Chemical...


Dec 14, 2015, 09:00 ET KMCO LLC CEO John Foley Joins SOCMA's Board of Governors

 KMCO LLC announced today that CEO John Foley has joined the Board of Governors of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and...