SOCMA to Lead Presentations on Economy, Market Regulation Key to Specialty Manufacturers at InformEx USA

Jan 09, 2013, 14:29 ET from Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce it will be leading presentations on several key priorities important to specialty chemical manufacturers at InformEx USA, the global marketplace for networking and doing business in the fine, custom and specialty chemical industry. The annual tradeshow takes place February 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

SOCMA speakers will discuss current business challenges and drivers for future growth for specialty manufacturers. SOCMA will also provide the latest on market regulations and discuss the benefits of investing in an environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) management system.

  • Perspectives on the Specialty Chemical Industry – An update from SOCMA President & CEO Lawrence D. Sloan on the state of the U.S. manufacturing sector and implications for the specialty chemical industry. February 20 at 8:00 a.m.
  • How Your EHS&S System Affects Your Bottom Line – SOCMA ChemStewards® Director Dr. J. Holland Jordan will talk about how companies can differentiate themselves from their competition by adopting an efficient EHS&S system. February 20 at noon.
  • The Federal Debt and the Deficit: How They'll Affect Our Economic & Stock Market Future – Sloan will discuss the challenges for the U.S. economy given the combined record total debt and record annual budget deficits. February 21 at 8:00 a.m.
  • Market Regulations: How it Affects Your Business and How to Fight Back – SOCMA Vice President of Government and Public Relations Bill Allmond will discuss how government regulators and non-governmental organizations drive fear in the marketplace about chemicals through public relations campaigns or policy proposals. February 21 at 9:00 a.m.

SOCMA staff looks forward to meeting with many exhibitors and attendees during the four-day event. SOCMA will have a booth (#2357) and a private lounge for members (#2457) on the trade show floor.

To register for InformEx USA and for more information, click here.


SOCMA is the only U.S.-based trade association dedicated solely to the batch, custom and specialty chemical industry. Since 1921, we have represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies, making us the leading authority on this sector. SOCMA has a global membership of 220 companies, which employ more than 46,000 workers in the U.S. alone.

Christine Sanchez
Senior Manager, PR & Media
(202) 721-4182

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