Latest Affiliate News

  1. Helmes to Retire as Executive Director of SOCMA’s Association Management Services

    ARLINGTON, VA – (SOCMA) today announced that Dr. C. Tucker Helmes will retire after almost 30 years from his role as Executive Director of its Association Management Services (AMS) effective December 31, 2017. 
  2. BPSA Releases Technical Guide for Design, Control and Monitoring of Single-Use Systems for Integrity Assurance

    Arlington, VA: The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) announced today that its new technical guide to Design, Control and Monitoring of Single-Use Systems for Integrity Assurance is now available for download at

  3. BAHP Launches Spanish Translation of Diaper Answers Website

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Center for Baby and Adult Hygiene Products (BAHP) announced today the launch of a Spanish version of its popular consumer-focused website,, which provides BAHP® members, consumers and the media with information about the advantages, safety and convenient use of disposable diapers. 

  4. CPMA Connects with Color for Redesign of New, User-Friendly Website

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association (CPMA) today announces the launch of its newly redesigned and user-friendly website – 

  5. BPSA Awards Training and Education Grants to 3 University-Based Centers for Bio-Processing Skills Enhancements

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA), the national trade association of the single-use bio-processing industry, is pleased to announce that North Carolina State's Biomanufacturing Training & Education Center (BTEC), Texas A&M's National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing (NCTM), and Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC) are the recipients of scholarships issued through the Jerold Martin Legacy Scholarship Fund for 2017.
  6. SOCMA’s BPTF Hails Senate Passage of Bill Reauthorizing FDA’s Generic Drug User Fees

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force today commends the U.S. Senate on passage of the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017, which includes the Generic Drug User Fees (GDUFA) program that is designed to improve the quality and availability of drugs throughout the supply chain.

  7. BPSA Sustainability Committee Hosts Tour of Conshohocken Energy-From-Waste Facilities

    On March 28th, The BPSA Sustainability Committee, chaired by Mark Petrich of Merck & Co., Inc., hosted a tour of the Covanta waste-to-energy facility in Conshohocken, PA. This is the first of what the committee hopes is a series of tours in 2017-2018...
  8. SOCMA’s BPTF Pleased with Outcome of Round Two of Generic Drug User Fee Negotiations

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF), an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), today hailed the successful ending of negotiations for the reauthorization of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Generic Drug User Fee program (GDUFA).

  9. CPMA Meets with China Dyestuff Industry Association

    In a ground-breaking first-time meeting, the China Dyestuff Industry Association (CDIA) visited the SOCMA affiliate the Color Pigments Manufacturers Association (CPMA) in Washington, D.C., on July 27.

  10. BPSA Concludes Another Successful International Single-Use Summit

    The 2016 Bio-Process Systems Alliance International Single-Use Summit was a success with almost 100 attendees hearing from a slate of speakers about topics geared toward the global business of single-use technology. 

  11. CPMA Holds June Meeting at EMD Performance Materials offices in Philadelphia

    The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association (CPMA) met June 7 at the EMD Performance Materials North America offices in Philadelphia, PA. During the meeting, Jim DeLisi, President of Fanwood Chemical, Inc., provided an update on international trade agreements affecting pigments in commerce, and SOCMA VP Bill Allmond discussed the new Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) process.

  12. BPSA’s 6th Annual Business Summit to Focus on Global Promise, Rapid Adoption of Single-Use Technologies

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) is pleased to announce the 6th annual International Single-Use Summit will be held July 11-13, 2016, in Washington, D.C., with a primary focus on the global promise and expanded deployment prospects for single-use technologies (SUTs).

  13. BPSA to Hold Inaugural European Single-Use Summit

    The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) will host its inaugural European Single-Use Summit September 26-28, 2016, at The Crowne Plaza Barcelona – Fira Center hotel in Barcelona, Spain.

  14. BPSA’s 5th Annual Summit to Provide ‘2020 Vision’ for Single-Use Technologies

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) is pleased to announce the 5th Annual International Single-Use Summit (ISUS 2015) will be held July 13-15, 2015, in Washington, D.C., with a primary focus on the promises and hurdles impacting the single-use-adoption growth curve.
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