Press Releases

  • 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).  
  • SOCMA Re-Elects Officers and Executive Committee, Names New Board of Governors Class

    ARLINGTON, VA - The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) Board of Governors re-elected officers and its executive committee, and the membership elected five new governors to the Class of 2020 at the association's 96th Annual Business Meeting on Monday, December 4, in New York City. 

  • SOCMA Announces 2017 Performance Improvement Award Winners

    ARLINGTON, VA – More than 40 SOCMA member facilities will receive 2017 Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding commitment to continuous improvement in environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) practices at the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) 96th Annual Dinner, December 4, in New York.
  • SOCMA Heading in a New Direction; Learn more at Association's 96th Annual Meeting & Dinner

    ARLINGTON, VA - The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will celebrate a banner year of success for the innovative specialty chemical sector during its 96th Annual Meeting and Dinner on December 4, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan in New York City.
  • 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. 
  • Hirsh Joins SOCMA to Lead Industry Development and Strategic Partnerships

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that Paul J. Hirsh has joined the association as Senior Vice President of Industry Development and Strategic Partnerships, where he will drive thought-leadership for the specialty chemical industry and focus on business growth and market building activities in core market segments...

  • 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
  • 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. 
  • 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 – 
  • SOCMA Commends EPA for Launch of Smart Sectors Program

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates today commends Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt for launching the Smart Sectors Program, a partnership between industry and the agency that focuses on improving environmental outcomes while supporting economic growth. 
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