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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...

May 06, 2014, 16:50 ET

SOCMA Supports Permanent R&D Tax Credit

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today announced its support of H.R. 4438, legislation introduced by U.S....

May 05, 2014, 09:00 ET

SOCMA Welcomes 16 New Members in First Quarter

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomed 16 new member companies looking to enhance and grow their businesses as...

May 01, 2014, 14:03 ET

Legislative Movement Coincides With SOCMA Fly-In

 Timing could not have been better for members of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), as two pieces of legislation...

Apr 30, 2014, 17:17 ET

SOCMA Applauds Advancement of Chemical Safety Bill

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) expressed its support for the final version of H.R. 4007, the "Chemical Facility...

Apr 23, 2014, 09:16 ET

SOCMA To Testify On Second Chemicals In Commerce Act Draft

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will send Dr. Beth Bosley, President of Boron Specialties, to...

Apr 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

SOCMA President's Statement on Year Anniversary of West, Texas, Explosion

Lawrence D. Sloan, President and CEO of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), issued the following statement regarding the...

Apr 03, 2014, 16:55 ET

SOCMA Commends Administration's Bold Trade Initiative

On Thursday, April 3, 2014, the House Ways and Means Committee heard testimony from United States Trade Representative Michael Froman on the...

Apr 02, 2014, 09:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: SOCMA to Host Washington Fly-In Press Call

Leaders from the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will convene with members of the media via conference call on Wednesday,...

Mar 12, 2014, 12:09 ET

SOCMA to Congress: Draft Chemicals in Commerce Act an Improvement over Status Quo

Dr. Beth D. Bosley, President of Boron Specialties, a member of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), told lawmakers March...

Feb 27, 2014, 12:20 ET

SOCMA To Congress: Greater Regulatory Certainty of America's Chemical Security Rules Is Needed

Kate Donahue, President of Hampford Research, Inc., and a member of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates' Board of Governors,...