Latest SOCMA News

17 SOCMA Member Facilities Exceed ChemStewards® EHS&S Benchmarks
Washington, D.C. - The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that 17 member facilities are now exceeding key ChemStewards® benchmarks, qualifying them for the program's highest ranking - the Excellence Tier.

SOCMA President to Kick Off Educational Sessions at InformEx 2016
Sloan to share 'Best Practices for Successful Outsourcing Partnerships'

SOCMA President and CEO Larry Sloan will once again open the educational sessions at the 2016 InformEx trade show, set for February 2-4 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

Remembering MFG Chemical CEO Chuck Gavin
We were saddened to hear about the passing of Charles "Chuck" Gavin IV, CEO of SOCMA member company MFG Chemical, Inc., in Dalton, GA. Gavin, 56, died Christmas day in the Hospice Care Center in Chattanooga, TN.

SOCMA President Larry Sloan Reflects on 2015
As 2015 comes to an end, I am taking a brief moment to reflect on SOCMA's achievements, milestones and highlights from the past year.

New Venue for SOCMA Annual Dinner a Hit with Members, Guests
For the first time ever, SOCMA held its 94th Annual Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan in New York, and it was a big hit with both members and guests.

SOCMA Unveils 2015 Annual Report
We are pleased to share with you our 2015 Annual Report, which reflects our vibrant association and provides a comprehensive recap of all SOCMA events, achievements and milestones from the past year.

Member Spotlight Features SOCMA Member Companies Bimax, Synalloy
The fall edition of the Member Spotlight Newsletter is now available and features member companies Bimax and Synalloy (Manufacturers Chemicals and CRI Tolling), as well as SOCMA’s incoming Board of Governors Chairman, Chuck Bennett, Vice Chairman of Dixie Chemical Co., Inc.

SOCMA Issues Statement on Failure to Include Miscellaneous Tariff Bill in Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act

 Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today voiced its disappointment in the failure by Congress to include a solution to the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) in the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, H.R. 644. William E. Allmond, SOCMA Vice President of Government and Public Relations, issued the following statement:

Bennett Elected Chairman of SOCMA Board of Governors

Washington, D.C. – Charles “Chuck” Bennett of Dixie Chemical today was elected to a two-year term as Chairman of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) Board of Governors during the association’s 94th Annual Business Meeting in New York City.

SOCMA to Present President’s Leadership Award for Advocacy, Service at 2015 Annual Dinner

Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will honor Kate Donahue, President of Hampford Research, Inc., and Jerry L. Jones, a process safety consultant and AIChE course instructor, with the SOCMA President’s Leadership Award for their exceptional contributions to the specialty chemical industry through advocacy and service at the association’s 94th Annual Dinner on December 7 in New York.

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