Categories for Awards

Event Recap: Performance Improvement Award Dinner

SOCMA was thrilled to honor this year’s Performance Improvement Award winners at a celebratory dinner and awards presentation during the 2022 SOCMA Summit. It was the perfect way to set the festive atmosphere for celebrating specialty chemical manufacturers who are leading the way in environmental, health and safety initiatives.

December 21, 2022

Nation Ford Chemical Receives 2022 EHS Gold Award

Nation Ford Chemical receives SOCMA's 2022 Gold Performance Improvement Award, as well as the 2022 Sustainability Award and the 2022 Educational Outreach Award. Read more to hear how Nation Ford is leading the way in EHS industry initiatives.

December 1, 2022

Cambrex Recognized with 2022 CMO Leadership Awards for the 8th Consecutive Year

Cambrex, a leading global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced today that it has been recognized by the annual CMO (Contract Manufacturing Organization) Leadership Awards in the categories of Quality and Service. This marks the eighth consecutive year Cambrex has been acknowledged with an award.

February 8, 2022

Nation Ford Chemical Receives Two National Performance Improvement Awards

Nation Ford Chemical is pleased to announce it has received two Silver Performance Improvement Awards for remarkable efforts in areas of environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty and fine chemical manufacturers and service providers.

January 10, 2022

Colonial Chemical Is 2021 EPA Green Chemistry Challenge Award Winner

Colonial Chemical, Inc. is a winner in the 2021 EPA Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Program, specifically in the focus area of The Design of Greener Chemicals. Colonial Chemical is being recognized for developing Suga®Boost surfactant blends that use more environmentally friendly chemicals than traditional cleaning surfactants.

June 21, 2021

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