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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,...

2014-05-12 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...

2014-04-30 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...

2014-04-23 08:26:22

Dr. Bosley to share specialty chemistry perspective WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will send Dr. Beth Bosley, President of Boron Specialties, to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, April 29, to testify before Congress on the latest iteration of the Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA) legislation that would reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The new CICA draft was unveiled Tuesday afternoon by the...

2014-04-17 08:23:54

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lawrence D. Sloan, President and CEO of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), issued the following statement regarding the one-year anniversary of the tragic events at the West Fertilizer Plant in West, Texas: "On the one-year anniversary of the explosion and tragic loss of life in West, Texas, SOCMA remains strongly committed to helping ensure government and industry stakeholders take appropriate steps to...

2014-04-03 16:21:32

Issues Response to USTR Testimony WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, April 3, 2014, the House Ways and Means Committee heard testimony from United States Trade Representative Michael Froman on the President's Trade Policy Agenda. Bill Allmond, Vice President of Government and Public Relations for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), issued the following statement in support of the Administration's commitment to move forward on...

2014-04-02 08:24:37

Sloan and Allmond will discuss policy priorities for member meetings with lawmakers WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will convene with members of the media via conference call on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, to announce and discuss the association's policy priorities for this year's Washington Fly-In. SOCMA President Larry Sloan and Vice President, Government and Public Relations Bill Allmond will lead...

2014-03-12 12:22:28

Draft legislation a good-faith vehicle for bipartisan reform WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Beth D. Bosley, President of Boron Specialties, a member of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), told lawmakers March 12 the discussion draft of the "Chemicals in Commerce Act" is a "workable, good-faith vehicle for bipartisan [Toxic Substance Control Act] reform." Bosley delivered her testimony on behalf of SOCMA to the House Energy and...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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