Become a Member
Thank you for your interest in joining SOCMA, the only U.S.-based trade association solely dedicated representing the specialty and fine chemical sector. As a member of SOCMA, you will join more than 150 companies dedicated to industry development, compliance and stewardship and advocacy efforts related to tariffs, trade, and environmental health and safety.

SOCMA has four membership categories, which are described below. If you are interested in learning more about how SOCMA can support your business, please call us at 571-348-5100 or email membership@socma.com!


Categories of Membership 

MANUFACTURER MEMBERSHIP 
Manufacturer Membership applies to companies engaged in the manufacturing of batch, custom and specialty chemicals, organic and inorganic, in North America (United States, Canada, and/or Mexico). 
Manufacturer member companies must show their commitment to performance improvement by completing and signing the ChemStewards® Core Principle Statement.

INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIP 
International Membership applies to companies engaged in the manufacturing of batch, custom and specialty chemicals, organic and inorganic, of specialty chemicals outside of North America, or whose parent or subsidiary of batch, custom and specialty chemicals, organic and inorganic, of specialty chemicals outside of North America, but which has sales of these chemicals into North American countries. 

DISTRIBUTOR MEMBERSHIP
Distributor Membership applies to any company (including their parents and subsidiaries) that does not manufacture batch, custom and specialty chemicals, organic and inorganic, of specialty chemicals but resells batch, custom and specialty chemicals, organic and inorganic, of specialty chemicals in North American countries. Distributor Members cannot have any manufacturing facilities, but may operate repackaging and/or blending operations.


AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP
Affiliate Membership applies to any company that provides products and services to the chemical industry. Affiliate members do not manufacture or sell chemicals.

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Contact Us

Paul Hirsh
Senior Vice President
Industry Development and Strategic Partnerships
(571) 348-5102

Owen Jappen
Senior Manager
Industry Relations and Strategic Partnerships
(571) 348-5105