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2014-09-16 12:23:19

7 New Facilities Qualify for "Excellence" Ranking WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced today that 21 member facilities are now exceeding key ChemStewards® benchmarks, qualifying them for the Excellence Tier - the program's highest ranking. Seven facilities are new to the Excellence Tier: -- Lonza (Rochester, NY, Facility, and Lake Charles, LA, Facility) -- South Coast Terminals (Port Terminal...

2014-08-21 12:23:57

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deacom, Inc., producer of a modern ERP software solution for process manufacturing companies, announced today that they are proud to support the American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program via sponsorship of the 11(th) Annual Chemical Industry Golf Tournament hosted by Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120920/MM78589LOGO Founded in 1994, the ACS Scholars Program provides...

2014-07-30 12:25:04

CFATS reauthorization passes out of Committee, heads to Senate Floor for full vote WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today lauds passage of H.R. 4007, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Authorization and Accountability Act, by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. The bill, which passed by voice vote in the U.S. House of Representatives two weeks ago,...

2014-05-27 12:34:05

Attendees Enjoy Wide Array of Presentations WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of chemical industry executives travelled to Charleston, SC, last week to participate in the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) 2014 Leadership and Business Development Forum. The event, held at the Double Tree by Hilton in Charleston's historic district May 19-21, featured expert presentations on the economy, the impact of the Affordable Care Act on small...

2014-05-14 08:23:56

Professional networking event for chemical industry executives to be held in Charleston, S.C. HAMILTON, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InformEx, North America's leading business partnering event and educational resource for buyers and sellers of high-value chemistry, today announced its sponsorship of the 2014 Leadership and Business Development Forum, hosted by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA). The Forum, to be held May 19-21 in Charleston, S.C., is...

2014-05-12 08:25:25

TWINSBURG, Ohio, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paro Services Co. announced today membership of its subsidiary companies, Royal Chemical Company, DeForest Enterprises and Innoleo, to the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates, the leading international trade association representing the batch, custom and specialty chemical industry. The Washington-based group supports chemical manufacturers with commercial and networking opportunities, advocates for the passage of...

2014-05-06 16:24:37

Legislation ending 33-year authorization cycle heads to House Floor WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today announced its support of H.R. 4438, legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX) that would make permanent the Research and Development (R&D) tax credit, ending a 33-year cycle of short-term extensions. The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the bill...

2014-05-05 08:23:08

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomed 16 new member companies looking to enhance and grow their businesses as part of the only U.S.-based trade association representing the specialty chemical industry. The new members were approved by SOCMA's Board of Governors at an April 29, 2014, meeting in Washington, D.C. "We are excited to have such a diverse group of new members, including U.S. and...

2014-05-01 16:23:11

Key legislation advances while members meet with Members of Congress WASHINGTON , May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Timing could not have been better for members of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), as two pieces of legislation considered high on SOCMA's priority list advanced in Congress during the association's annual Washington Fly-In, April 29- 30. As dozens of specialty chemical industry executives met with their Congressmen and Senators, SOCMA...

2014-04-30 16:25:23

Long-Term Authorization of CFATS has Clear Path to House Floor WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) expressed its support for the final version of H.R. 4007, the "Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014," which passed out of the House Homeland Security Committee today. The bill, introduced by U.S. Representative Patrick Meehan (R-PA), now has...


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