With workforce development being top of mind for specialty and fine chemical manufacturers, SOCMA's February edition of Specialty Insights provides thought leadership and showcases resources to help companies address this ongoing challenge.
SOCMA appreciates the opportunity to submit comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s framework document entitled: “TSCA New Chemical Determinations: A Working Approach for Making Determinations under TSCA Section 5”.
MFG Chemical, a leader in specialty and custom chemical manufacturing, announces that Paul Turgeon, who has served on the Company’s Board of Directors since 2017, will now assume the position of President & CEO.
Pilot Chemical Company named James Ogle as the company’s new head of innovation – oil and gas at its innovation center located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ogle will be responsible for the strategic direction of application marketing, guiding innovation projects and the innovation pipeline for Pilot’s oil-and-gas business.
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.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that a panel of experts from Deloitte will share their predictions on megatrends impacting agrochemicals, advanced materials and pharmaceuticals and what those mean for the specialty chemical industry. The discussion will take place during the opening session of the Specialty and Custom Chemicals America show on February 11 at the Omni in Fort Worth, TX.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds President Trump’s signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The new agreement delivers a substantial win for chemical manufacturing and SOCMA members who have long advocated to update and modernize North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
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.