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  • SOCMA Pledges to Work with New Administration to Advance Issues Important to Specialty Chemical Industry

    Washington, D.C. – As we embark on the next chapter in American history, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) pledges to work with the new Congress and Presidential Administration to ensure they understand the issues crucial to the success and competitiveness of our members and the specialty chemical industry.

  • Educational Speaker Showcases to Highlight SOCMA's 95th Annual Dinner

    Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will hold its 95th Annual Dinner on December 5, 2016, the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan in New York City – and feature educational sessions on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform, the economy and crisis management.

  • SOCMA’s BPTF Pleased with Outcome of Round Two of Generic Drug User Fee Negotiations

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF), an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), today hailed the successful ending of negotiations for the reauthorization of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Generic Drug User Fee program (GDUFA).

  • SOCMA President Lawrence D. Sloan to Leave Association for Position with Professional Society

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today announced that President and CEO Lawrence D. Sloan will be leaving the association in mid-October to accept a position with the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the premier association of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals.
  • SOCMA Urges Passage of Trans-Pacific Partnership

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today announced its support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which would reduce tariffs and other trade barriers and level the playing field for specialty chemical manufactures in the global market.  
  • Northwest Analytics Announces Partnership With SOCMA

    Provides Opportunities for Expanded Industry Educational and Leadership Support in the Specialty Chemical Manufacturing Industry PORTLAND, OR - Northwest Analytics, a leading provider of manufacturing intelligence and analytics software, today announced it has finalized an association partnership a...
  • SOCMA, DHS to Hold 10th Annual Chemical Sector Security Summit

    Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates and the Department of Homeland Security are pleased to announce the 10th Annual Chemical Sector Security Summit will be held July 19-21 at the Hilton Mark Center in Alexandria, VA, with DHS Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas giving the keynote address. 
  • SOCMA Unveils More User-Friendly, Visually Appealing Website

    Washington, D.C. – In an effort to improve access and usability for both members and the public, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned and more visually appealing website.

  • SOCMA Hails Senate Passage of Bipartisan Compromise TSCA Reform Legislation

    Washington, D.C. - The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) was pleased to see the Senate take the next step in making Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform a reality by passing compromise legislation - the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. SOCMA Vice President of Government and Public Relations William E. Allmond issued the following statement on the vote:
  • SOCMA Applauds House Vote on TSCA Reform Legislation

    Washington, D.C. – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today applauds the House of Representatives for passage of compromise legislation for reforming the nation’s chemical control law – the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). SOCMA President and CEO Lawrence D. Sloan issued the following statement on the House vote on the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act:
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