• SOCMA Members Looking to Make Business Connections at Chemspec Europe

    Chemspec Europe is less than a week away, and our SOCMA team and member companies attending the show are looking forward to this annual opportunity to make business connections in the international market...
  • SOCMA Testifies Before USTR on Proposed China Tariffs and Impact to Specialty Chemical Industry

    If the proposed Section 301 China tariffs are implemented or uncertainty continues, there will be less demand for U.S.-made chemicals. Thus, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today asked the Administration to work with industry and World Trade Organization (WTO) trading partners to coordinate non-tariff strategies to address China’s intellectual property (IP) theft, forced technology transfers, and industrial policies that restrict U.S. commerce. 
  • SOCMA Members to Promote the Specialty Chemical Industry on Capitol Hill

    During this year's 11th Annual Specialty Chemical Industry Fly-In, SOCMA is taking a new approach to maximize the opportunities for its members to impact policy in Washington, D.C...
  • Tariffs Hit Pharma Hard

    The Trump administration's proposed tariffs on a wide variety of imports from China include a lengthy list of chemicals used in the specialty chemical, fine chemical, and pharmaceutical industries...
  • CFATS Reauthorization-A National Security and Economic Imperative

    In 2014, Congress granted, for the first time, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program a four-year authorization, which is set to expire in January 2019. Since then, the program has made significant progress in securing the nation's high-risk chemicals, and continues to look for ways to streamline and improve its operations... 
  • SOCMA Members Share Insight During 2018 GlobalChem Conference

    SOCMA members once again shared their expertise as specialty and fine chemical manufacturers at the Global Chemical Regulations Conference, February 28-March 2, in Washington, D.C...
  • Connect with Your Peers, Gain Valuable Insight at SOCMA’s Regional Roundtables

    Mark your calendars now! SOCMA is gearing up for the 2018 Regional Roundtables, where members and others within the fine and specialty chemicals sector can have peer-to-peer discussions and share best practices about the latest trends and regulatory updates impacting the fine and specialty chemicals sector. 
  • 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Try to Do Everything

    America is built on the backs of the so-called “self-made” individual – the penniless immigrant who dies a railroad baron, the intrepid pioneer who tamed the savage West.  They dominate our history...
  • OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program Helps Small Businesses Establish Safety and Health Programs

    Employers can find out about potential hazards at their worksites, improve their occupational safety and health management system, and qualify for an exemption from scheduled Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforcement inspections when they request assistance from the agency’s free, confidential, and voluntary On-Site Consultation Program...
  • 7 Things Millennials Do That You Should Too

    First off, I hate the word ‘millennials.’  It makes them sound either like they were born on the millennium, which would make them all 14, or on the Millennium Falcon, which would make them imaginary.  Fortunately for me, I’m pretty sure you hate the word too.  I just put it in the title because it’s a popular keyword, and I’m a slave to Internet algorithms...
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