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SOCMA Show Relocates to Nashville in 2023

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that the 2023 Specialty & Custom Chemicals Show will be held March 1-3, 2023, at the JW Marriott in Nashville, TN.

May 12, 2022


SOCMA Engages USTR on 301 Tariffs

SOCMA recently submitted a formal letter to United States Trade Representative (USTR), Ambassador Katherine Tai, requesting a meeting on the 301 China Tariffs. The purpose of the meeting is not only to urge USTR to reopen the exclusion process for chemicals imported from China, but to educate and inform USTR on the concerns and impacts of the tariffs on the specialty chemicals industry.

February 14, 2022


SOCMA Recognizes 2021 Performance Improvement Awards Winners

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce 15 SOCMA member facilities will receive 2021 Performance Improvement Awards. The awards program honors chemical manufacturers’ commitment to environmental, health, safety and security through exceptional site initiatives.

December 16, 2021

SOCMA Welcomes Five New Members in Q3

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to welcome five new member companies to the association – Northrop Grumman, Chemical Products Corporation (CPC), Custom Equipment Company (CEC), VelocityEHS and Boaz Partners.

November 16, 2021

SOCMA Assists Members with OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine ETS Compliance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published its long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to carry out the September 9 Executive Order (EO) requiring companies with 100 or more employees to mandate vaccinations (with health and religious exemptions), or take weekly COVID-19 tests and wear masks.

November 12, 2021

SOCMA Still on Mission After 100 Years

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today celebrates 100 years of providing Solutions for Specialties with the launch of its commemorative 100th Anniversary Edition of Specialty Insights.

October 28, 2021

SOCMA Announces Addition of SOCMA Week Sessions to Trade Show

ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today announced the inclusion of educational programming for the Specialty & Custom Chemicals Show in Fort Worth, TX, February 28-March 2, 2022, by encompassing commercial, business and economic sessions originally slated for SOCMA Week, which will be rescheduled for fall 2022 in New Orleans, LA.

October 11, 2021

SOCMA to Host Cybersecurity Executive Roundtable

SOCMA is hosting an Executive Roundtable on October 6 with leading industry experts sharing best practices on how companies can enhance current operating practices to prevent and mitigate business interruption. SOCMA’s Executive Roundtable: Cybersecurity’s Role in Manufacturing is the cornerstone of the association’s Cyber Security Month offerings and will provide a greater understanding of exposure, risks and how companies can address them.

September 16, 2021