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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 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...


Dec 10, 2015, 19:21 ET SOCMA Issues Statement on Failure to Include Miscellaneous Tariff Bill in Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today voiced its disappointment in the failure by Congress to include a solution...


Dec 07, 2015, 16:30 ET Bennett Elected Chairman of SOCMA Board of Governors

 Charles "Chuck" Bennett of Dixie Chemical today was elected to a two-year term as Chairman of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and...


Nov 17, 2015, 09:00 ET SOCMA to Present President's Leadership Award for Advocacy, Service at 2015 Annual Dinner

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will honor Kate Donahue, President of Hampford Research, Inc., and Jerry L. Jones, a...


Nov 11, 2015, 09:33 ET SOCMA Announces 2015 Performance Improvement Award Winners

 Nearly 40 SOCMA member facilities will receive 2015 Performance Improvement Awards for outstanding commitment to continuous improvement in...


Nov 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan New Site for SOCMA 94th Annual Dinner

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will hold its 94th Annual Dinner at a new location – the Crowne Plaza Times...


Sep 10, 2015, 09:00 ET SOCMA's Chemical Safety Symposium to Feature Top Industry Experts

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates is pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas M. Connelly, Chief Executive Officer of the American...


Sep 04, 2015, 07:48 ET SOCMA Unveils To Do List for Congress

 The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today unveiled a list of outstanding legislative priorities that require...


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....