Chemical Week recently published a blog by SOCMA President and CEO Larry Sloan on custom contract manufacturing. Sloan shared his thoughts on how companies within the specialty chemical sector are becoming more comfortable with outsourced contract manufacturing during last month's InformEx 2016 trade show in New Orleans, and he turned those remarks into an article for our industry trade press. Below is a brief excerpt from his blog:
Chemical Companies Becoming More Comfortable with Outsourced Contract Mfg
By Lawrence D. Sloan, President and CEO, SOCMA
March 1, 2016
ST. LOUIS – Accella Polyurethane Systems, a business unit of Accella, announced IAAF certification of Tru-Motion SA at the ASBA (Athletic Sports Builders Association) Conference in Punta Cana, Dominion Republic winter meeting. Tru-Motion SA is commonly referred to as a “sandwich” running track construction. This system complements Tru-Motion SS as another IAAF certified product from Accella Performance Materials. World records are only recognized on track systems certified by the IAAF organization.
SOCMA is featured in an upcoming special report on United States Chemicals 2016 published by Global Business Reports (GBR). Headquartered in Singapore, GBR provides in-depth surveys and up-to-date information and data covering all aspects of the hydrocarbon, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, energy, aerospace, minerals, mining and metallurgical industries around the world. The special edition will be presented at the 2016 InformEx trade show in both print and PDF format.
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.