In this post, SOCMA shares the following core considerations for developing return to work plans. The following information was compiled based on information shared during a SOCMA roundtable with DanChem, Strem Chemicals, Inc and Sun Chemical Corporation. A template return to work plan is in development and will be available in the coming week.
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MFG Chemical Upgrades Georgia Manufacturing Plants; Enhances Position in Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate (DOSS)
MFG Chemical, a global leader in specialty and custom chemical manufacturing, is improving its manufacturing capabilities in Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate (DOSS) through the current upgrading of its three Dalton, Georgia plants.
ChemDesign Products Inc. broke ground on Feb 1st, 2020 for its brand new 25,000 sq. ft. technology center. Keller Incorporated is leading the design & build in conjunction with fellow Northeast Wisconsin companies Mach IV, Tom Van Handel Corp, JT Schmidt, Ideal Air, and Faith Technologies. The construction process should take eight months with occupancy expected by fall of 2020. Once finished, the building will serve as the new central hub for an estimated 160 employees, making it easier for them to interact and collaborate.
Twenty-nine facilities were awarded a 2019 Performance Improvement Award. This year, two facilities were awarded the top honor and received a Gold Award in recognition for their commitment to excellence and their determination to exceed industry standards and strengthen their EHS&S programs.
SOCMA is pleased to announce two new services for the chemical industry – a modernized Chemical Operations Tool and a new Career Center – that will assist companies in addressing workforce development challenges.
SOCMA last week advocated for a more practical and representative risk assessment of ethylene oxide (EO) and outlined potential regulatory impacts to batch manufacturers and the specialty chemical value chain during an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing on proposed amendments to air emissions.
Strem Chemicals, Inc., Receives National Performance Improvement Honor: Company Recognized for EHS&S Planning and Operations
Strem Chemicals, Inc., is pleased to announce it has been recognized for its efforts in improving environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) at its Newburyport, MA, facility by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.
Edgewater’s DanChem® Awarded SOCMA’s 2019 Performance Improvement Silver in Stakeholder Communications
We’re excited to announce that DanChem, a portfolio company of Edgewater Capital, was awarded a Silver – Stakeholder Communications by The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) in their 2019 Performance Improvement Awards. SOCMA is the only U.S.-based trade association dedicated solely to the specialty chemical industry, making them the leading authority on this sector.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that Ashland’s Merry Hill facility is being recognized for its tremendous efforts and unique approaches to sustainability practices as part of the association’s 2019 Performance Improvement Awards program during SOCMA Week, December 4-6, in New Orleans.