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Nov 16, 2017, 12:15 ET SOCMA Heading in a New Direction; Learn more at Association's 96th Annual Meeting & Dinner

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will celebrate a banner year of success for the innovative specialty chemical sector...


Feb 08, 2017, 10:07 ET SOCMA Hosting Session for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises at 2017 GlobalChem Conference

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is hosting a three-session series at the 2017 Global Chemical Regulations Conference...


Feb 07, 2017, 12:07 ET SOCMA Reaching Out to New Administration, Lawmakers, Regulatory Officials in First 100 Days

With new members of Congress joining their elected colleagues to tackle key legislative issues in the coming year, the Society of Chemical...


Jan 24, 2017, 10:30 ET SOCMA Offices Moving to Arlington, VA

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today announced it is moving its offices to Arlington, VA, effective January...


Dec 20, 2016, 09:45 ET SOCMA Commends the U.S. International Trade Commission on a Job Well-Done

The Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) petition submission period closed on December 12, and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates...


Dec 08, 2016, 10:05 ET SOCMA Re-Elects Officers and Executive Committee, Names New Board of Governors Class

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) Board of Governors re-elected officers and its executive committee, as well as named...


Nov 21, 2016, 15:30 ET SOCMA to Present President's Leadership Award for Advocacy, Service at 2016 Annual Dinner

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will honor Brenda Seggerman, an Environmental Health and Safety Engineer at Hydrite...


Nov 14, 2016, 14:35 ET SOCMA Announces 2016 Performance Improvement Award Winners

More than 40 member facilities will receive 2016 Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding commitment to continuous improvement...


Nov 09, 2016, 16:13 ET SOCMA Pledges to Work with New Administration to Advance Issues Important to Specialty Chemical Industry

As we embark on the next chapter in American history, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) pledges to work with the new...


Oct 31, 2016, 14:33 ET Educational Speaker Showcases to Highlight SOCMA 95th Annual Dinner

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will hold its 95th Annual Dinner on December 5, 2016, the Crowne Plaza Times Square...


Oct 13, 2016, 11:01 ET SOCMA Names Jennifer L. Abril President and CEO of Association

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) Board of Governors announced today that Jennifer L. Abril, former President of the...


Oct 11, 2016, 10:30 ET 23 SOCMA Member Facilities Exceed ChemStewards® EHS&S Benchmarks

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced today that 23 member facilities are now exceeding key ChemStewards®...


Aug 31, 2016, 14:00 ET SOCMA's BPTF Pleased with Outcome of Round Two of Generic Drug User Fee Negotiations

The Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF), an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), today hailed the...


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...