Latest SOCMA News

04/28/16
SOCMA Hails House Passage of Long-Awaited MTB Bill
Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds Wednesday’s overwhelming passage of the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (H.R. 4923) by the House of Representatives.

04/28/16
SOCMA Members Share Best Practices on EHS&S, Operational Excellence at Greenville Roundtable
The 2016 ChemStewards® Regional Roundtables kicked off this week in Greenville, SC, with 20 attendees who shared best practices on issues such as process safety, near-miss programs and third-party audits, among other ChemStewards-related issues.

04/19/16
SOCMA Welcomes 19 New Member Companies
Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to welcome 19 new member companies that have joined the association throughout the past year and the first quarter of 2016. These new members represent manufacturers, distributors and specialty chemical industry service providers looking to enhance and grow their business through utilization of SOCMA’s tools and resources that not only connect them with others in the industry but assist them in staying abreast of the latest rules and regulations impacting specialty chemical manufacturing.

04/14/16
SOCMA Welcomes Bipartisan Senate Bill That Would Move Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Forward

Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomed the introduction of a bipartisan Senate bill that would overhaul the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) process.
 

04/12/16
SOCMA Applauds Introduction of American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 in House of Representatives

Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomed the introduction of the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016, a bill that would strengthen the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB), by House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX).

04/05/16
SOCMA Welcomes Brittany Mountjoy as New Manager of Government Relations

Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to welcome Brittany Mountjoy as the new Manager of Government Relations, where she will focus on international trade issues, as well as manage the association’s International Trade Committee and International Regulatory Compliance Network (IRCN).

03/31/16
Registration open for 10th Annual Chemical Sector Security Summit & Expo

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection (NPPD/IP) and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council are co-sponsoring the 2016 Chemical Sector Security Summit & Expo scheduled for July 19-21, 2016, at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, VA.

03/18/16
ChemStewards Regional Roundtables to Focus on EHS&S Trends and Methodologies, Operational Excellence
Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce ChemStewards®, its flagship environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) program, is hosting four Regional Roundtables this spring, focusing on the latest trends and methodologies used in the industry today to create a safe and secure manufacturing environment, as well as improving overall operational excellence at member facilities.

03/17/16
Congratulations to DC's 2016 You Be The Chemist Challenge Winner
Congratulations to Liam Esparraguera of Maret School, who prevailed as the 2016 You Be The Chemist Challenge® winner on March 9 at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).

03/15/16
TSCA Reform, Trade among Key Issues as SOCMA Members visit Capitol Hill
Washington, D.C. – With the House of Representatives and Senate conferring on final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) legislation and the continued failure by Congress to act on the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB), SOCMA members will have much to discuss with lawmakers April 11-12 during SOCMA’s 9th Annual Washington Fly-In.

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