GLEN ROCK, Pa., Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bimax, Inc. announced today that its President, Ronald W. Kreis, has joined the Board of Governors of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading U.S.-based trade association representing the specialty chemical industry. SOCMA supports chemical manufacturers with commercial and networking opportunities, advocates for the passage of rational laws and regulation, and works to increase public confidence in the industry.
Kreis was elected to the board during SOCMA's 94th Annual Business Meeting on December 7, 2015, in New York.
"As a 20-year SOCMA member, I look forward to assisting the board in ensuring that the mission, policies and strategic direction of the association are aligned with membership needs," said Kreis.
"With new initiatives and our efforts to continually refine and improve the programs we offer our member companies, we are pleased to welcome Ron to SOCMA's Board of Governors," said incoming Board Chairman Charles "Chuck" Bennett, Vice Chairman, Dixie Chemical Co., Inc. "Ron brings a wealth of expertise to the table, and with his insight and entrepreneurial experience, I am confident that together we can successfully lead this organization forward."
SOCMA's Board of Governors provides strategic direction, maintains fiscal responsibility and helps management develop business plans to deliver member value. Through regular meetings, the board ensures effective organizational planning and sees that association resources are managed responsibly.
Since 1921, SOCMA has represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies located around the world. Collectively, SOCMA members are key drivers to a successful economy, contributing $24 billion annually to the U.S. GDP. For more information on our services and products, please visit www.socma.com.
Founded in 1987, Bimax develops, manufactures and markets globally a range of specialty functional monomers used in diverse applications including medical devices, coatings and water treatment. For information about our products please visit www.bimax.com.
Ron Kreis, President
SOURCE Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates