Latest Updates

SOCMA Recognizes March as Manufacturing Excellence Month

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) kicks off March as Manufacturing Excellence Month, with plans to highlight Performance Improvement Award winners and showcase specialty chemical capabilities.

March 2, 2021

Lonza Reports Strong 2020 Performance, Driven By Sales Growth in Pharma and Biotech Business

Lonza (with the Specialty Ingredients segment – LSI – reported as discontinued operations) today reported strong sales of CHF 4.5 billion, sales growth of 12.0%5, and CHF 1.4 billion CORE EBITDA, resulting in a margin of 31.2%. The results mainly reflect the Pharma Biotech & Nutrition segment (LPBN), which delivered 12.2%5 sales growth and a CORE EBITDA margin of 32.1%.

January 27, 2021

SOCMA Policy Blog

SOCMA has identified two EOs that will intersect with the work and activities of its Environmental, Health and Safety committee. Alongside our members, we are prepared to further our advocacy efforts through each agency's review and decision process.

January 27, 2021

SOCMA Congratulates Biden Administration on Inauguration

Jennifer Abril, President & CEO of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), released a statement today in response to the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President Kamala Harris.

January 20, 2021

SOCMA Welcomes Three New Member Companies to Begin 2021

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce the addition of three companies – Valysynthese, Gold Eagle and Forever Pumpkin – to its growing and diverse membership. This brings SOCMA’s total membership to 135 companies to commence 2021.

January 14, 2021