Press Releases

  • BPSA’s 8th Annual International Single-Use Summit to Focus on Innovation Strategies for Emerging and Existing Markets

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Innovation and commercialization of single-use technologies and issues impacting the supply chain will be the key focus of the Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) 8th Annual International Single-Use Summit, set for July 9-11, 2018, in Washington, D.C.  
  • SOCMA Encourages Long-Term Reauthorization of CFATS in Congressional Testimony

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on the Environment, encouraging long-term reauthorization of the Department of Homeland Security’s Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS). 
  • BAHP: WVE Report Unsubstantiated, Based on Misinformation

    ARLINGTON, VA– The Center for Baby and Adult Hygiene Products (BAHP) Executive Director Jane Wishneff released the following statement on behalf of the industry in response to the Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) report regarding the safety of feminine hygiene products:
  • SOCMA Welcomes Completion of Risk Management Plan Rule

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds completion of the new Risk Management Plan (RMP) rule signed today by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. SOCMA’s Robert Helminiak, Vice President of Legal & Government Relations, was on hand for the official signing.  
  • SOCMA and Chemicals America Partner on New Trade Show

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) and Chemicals America are pleased to announce they are partnering to bring you Specialty & Custom Chemicals America, February 11-14, 2019, in Fort Worth, TX. 
  • SOCMA Introduces Specialties Forums in 2018

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce it will convene decision makers and thought leaders in three regional Specialties Forums across the country.  As part of our new ChemSectors program, this executive-level forum is customized for decision makers to discuss industry trends, network with their peers, and gather industry intelligence. 
  • SOCMA Members to Promote the Specialty Chemical Industry with Lawmakers, Regulators

    ARLINGTON, VA – Members of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates(SOCMA) will visit Capitol Hill on June 5-6 for the Specialty Chemical Industry Fly-in, where they will share key insights about the industry and how government policies impact their ability to remain competitive and positively influence the U.S. economy.
  • SOCMA’s EHS Regional Roundtables to Focus on Importance of Safety Culture

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce it will host three EHS Regional Roundtables this spring, focusing on the importance of establishing a positive safety culture in specialty and fine chemical facilities.
  • SOCMA: Proposed China Tariffs to Impact Specialty Chemical Industry

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today responded to an announcement by China that it plans to impose tariffs on billions of dollars in U.S. exports, including chemicals, in retaliation to the recent proposed U.S. tariffs on Chinese aluminum, steel and other products. Jennifer Abril, SOCMA President and CEO, issued the following statement:
  • SOCMA Welcomes Two New Team Members

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce the addition of two talented professionals to its staff. Joe Dettinger, an environmental, health and safety specialist, will lead SOCMA’s Compliance & Stewardship program, and Jane Wishneff, an attorney known for her work in the product stewardship space, will head the Center for Baby & Adult Hygiene Products (BAHP).  
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