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Monument Chemical Brandenburg Awarded SOCMA’s 2020 Educational Outreach Award

In a year when young people are shifting to online learning more than ever before, the team at Monument Chemical, LLC, Brandenburg, KY, answered the call through its support of the local 4-H "Get STEAM'd Up" initiative, an at-home STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) program. As a result of this exceptional effort to educate a new generation about the importance of specialty chemistry, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is awarding Monument Chemical Brandenburg with its 2020 Educational Outreach Award.

December 18, 2020

Ashland Calvert City Receives 2020 SOCMA Sustainability Award

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that Ashland's Calvert City, KY, facility is being recognized for its outstanding efforts and unique approaches to sustainability practices as part of the SOCMA's 2020 Performance Improvement Awards program.

December 17, 2020

SOCMA Announces 2020 Performance Improvement Awards Winners

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce 19 SOCMA member facilities will receive 2020 Performance Improvement Awards, honoring their outstanding commitment to environmental, health, safety and security excellence.

December 16, 2020

Setting standards in EHS&S: Nation Ford Chemical & VanDeMark Chemical

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.

February 4, 2020



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.

December 18, 2019

Ashland Merry Hill to Receive 2019 SOCMA Sustainability Award

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.

November 18, 2019

ChemDesign to Receive 2019 SOCMA Educational Outreach Award

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that ChemDesign is being recognized for its exceptional efforts to educate a new generation about the importance of specialty chemistry as part of the association’s Performance Improvement Awards program.

November 18, 2019

SOCMA Announces 2019 Performance Improvement Award Winners 

ARLINGTON, VA – SOCMA is pleased to announce that more than 20 SOCMA member facilities will receive 2019 Performance Improvement Awards. Now in its 13th year, SOCMA continues to honor companies that are leading in the areas of environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S).

November 18, 2019