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Nov 09, 2017, 09:32 ET Helmes to Retire as Executive Director of SOCMA's Association Management Services

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today announced that Dr. C. Tucker Helmes will retire after almost 30 years from his...


Nov 02, 2017, 11:08 ET Hirsh Joins SOCMA to Lead Industry Development and Strategic Partnerships

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that Paul J. Hirsh has joined the association as Senior Vice...


Oct 04, 2017, 16:06 ET SOCMA Commends EPA for Launch of Smart Sectors Program

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates today commends Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt for...


Sep 21, 2017, 13:33 ET SOCMA to Host Retrospective Panel on Disaster Planning & Response at National Chemical Safety Symposium

With Houston, Florida and the Southeastern United States impacted by flooding and storm damage as a result of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the...


Aug 09, 2017, 09:33 ET SOCMA Applauds EPA on Addressing Backlog of Pre-Manufacture Notices

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates applauds the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Administrator Scott Pruitt on...


Aug 07, 2017, 09:35 ET Nation Ford Chemical Surpasses ChemStewards® Requirements

Nation Ford Chemical (NFC) announced today that as a result of exceeding key performance requirements for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and...


Aug 03, 2017, 09:35 ET 23 SOCMA Member Facilities Exceed ChemStewards® EHS&S Benchmarks

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that 23 member facilities are now exceeding key ChemStewards®...


Jun 28, 2017, 11:35 ET 11th Annual Chemical Sector Security Summit to be Held in Houston, TX

The Department of Homeland Security and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council are pleased to announce that the 11th Annual Chemical Sector...


Jun 15, 2017, 09:35 ET SOCMA Welcomes EPA Move to Delay Risk Management Program Rule

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) move to further...


May 26, 2017, 10:11 ET SOCMA Shares Key Issues Impacting Batch Manufacturing with New EPA Administrator Director Scott Pruitt

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) and members of its Board of Governors met with newly appointed Environmental...


May 22, 2017, 11:45 ET SOCMA Looks Forward to Working with Administration to Strengthen NAFTA

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today commends Robert Lighthizer, the newly confirmed U.S. Trade Representative, for...


May 08, 2017, 11:30 ET SOCMA Members to Share Insight on Key Industry Issues at InformEx and CPhI North America

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is sponsoring two panel discussions on the State of Innovation and Industry...


Apr 25, 2017, 13:03 ET Lonza's David Doles Steps Forward to Chair SOCMA's Board of Governors

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced today that David Doles, a Senior Vice President at Lonza, has been...


Apr 12, 2017, 09:37 ET SOCMA to Confer with Lawmakers About Issues Impacting Specialty Chemical Manufacturers

SOCMA members will embark on Capitol Hill April 25-26 to engage lawmakers on key issues important to their businesses and the specialty...


Mar 30, 2017, 11:41 ET ChemStewards Announces New Excellence Tier Application Process

ChemStewards®, the environmental, health, safety and security management program for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA),...


Mar 07, 2017, 09:07 ET SOCMA Reaches Out to President Trump, Stresses Importance of Specialty Chemical Industry to U.S. Economy

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today sent a letter to President Donald Trump, introducing him to the specialty...


Mar 02, 2017, 09:47 ET SOCMA Congratulates New Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today congratulates Wilbur Ross, who was confirmed by the Senate as Secretary of...


Feb 21, 2017, 14:03 ET SOCMA Looks Forward to Continuing Important Work with New EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today congratulates Scott Pruitt, who was confirmed by the Senate as Administrator...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:12 ET SOCMA Congratulates Representative Mick Mulvaney on Appointment to White House Office of Management and Budget

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today congratulates Representative Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina on being...


Feb 16, 2017, 11:25 ET SOCMA Partners with ChemicalInfo to Provide Members with Online Chemical Services Directory

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce it is partnering with ChemicalInfo to provide its members...


Feb 14, 2017, 10:07 ET SOCMA Welcomes Robert Helminiak as New Managing Director of Government Relations

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to welcome Robert F. Helminiak as Managing Director of Government...