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  • 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. 
  • SOCMA to Host National Chemical Safety Symposium in Houston

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates is holding the 2017 National Chemical Safety Symposium – hosted by ChemStewards®, October 11-12, at the Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria in Houston, TX. 
  • SOCMA to Host Retrospective Panel on Disaster Planning & Response at National Chemical Safety Symposium

    ARLINGTON, VA – With Houston, Florida and the Southeastern United States impacted by flooding and storm damage as a result of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is coordinating a retrospective panel discussion on disaster planning and response at the National Chemical Safety Symposium – Hosted by ChemStewards®, October 11-12, in Houston, TX.
  • Safety First Priority for SOCMA Members During Hurricane

    SOCMA's thoughts and best wishes are with our member companies in Texas and Louisiana that are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The Category 4 hurricane made landfall in Texas Friday and has continued to pound the area with excessive rainfall, causing extreme flooding and damage that has shut down businesses and schools and driven many families from their homes. 
  • Synalloy Chemicals Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

    Synalloy Chemicals has received Certificate of Registration from Quality Systems Registrars, Inc., stating that it has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2015. 
  • SOCMA Applauds EPA on Addressing Backlog of Pre-Manufacture Notices

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates applauds the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Administrator Scott Pruitt on completing review of the backlog of more than 600 pre-manufacture notices (PMNs) on new chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). SOCMA Managing Director of Government Relations Robert F. Helminiak released the following statement:
  • Nation Ford Chemical Surpasses ChemStewards® Requirements

    FORT MILL, S.C. - Nation Ford Chemical (NFC) announced today that as a result of exceeding key performance requirements for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates' (SOCMA) ChemStewards® program, it has qualified for the program's highest ranking – the Excellence Tier.   
  • 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.
  • Strem Chemicals Surpasses ChemStewards® Requirements

    Newburyport, MA (August 3, 2017) – Strem Chemical’s Newburyport, MA facility announced today that as a result of exceeding key performance requirements for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA) ChemStewards® program, it has qualified for the program’s highest ranking – the Excellence Tier.   
  • 23 SOCMA Member Facilities Exceed ChemStewards® EHS&S Benchmarks

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that 23 member facilities are now exceeding key ChemStewards® benchmarks, qualifying them for the program’s Excellence Tier. 
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