The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates’ (SOCMA) today announced its centennial celebration and 2021 annual conference, SOCMA Week, to be held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans, LA, October 20-22.
Lonza and Moderna Announce Further Collaboration For Drug Substance Manufacturing of COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna in the Netherlands
Lonza today announced the expansion of its collaboration with Moderna, a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines. The expanded collaboration will further extend the manufacture of the drug substance for the COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna and provides for the installation of a new manufacturing line for drug substance production at Lonza’s Geleen (NL) site.
– Sun Chemical will increase prices across a broad portfolio of its packaging and commercial sheetfed inks, coatings, and adhesives in North America, effective July 1, 2021.
Specialty chemical manufacturers are showcasing their technologies and expertise at the second iteration of Manufacturing Solutions Day on June 9 – a virtual showcase that’s part of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA) full suite of commercial services.
Replacing a chemical reactor is a major undertaking during the best of circumstances, but what happens when this needs to be done during a pandemic – and multiple teams are involved? Is it possible to safely replace equipment worth millions of dollars expected to last 50 years or more?
When I was asked to serve as Co-Chair of the Trade Association Leadership Council (TALC), I jumped at the chance. The Biden-Harris Administration is off to an active start at a swift pace, enacting a wide range of initiatives. I saw this as an opportunity to further raise SOCMA’s profile and ensure it is well-positioned and squarely situated within the radar of newly appointed Administrators and Secretaries of key federal agencies, members of Congress and other critical players both inside and outside of the Beltway.
Applications are now being accepted for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) 2021 Performance Improvement Awards, which recognize continuous improvement and innovative processes in environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) across the specialty and fine chemical industry.
Ott Scientific is pleased to announce its acquisition of American Bionostica, Inc. (ABI), a lateral flow development and manufacturing company, further diversifying the company's product portfolio within the health-care diagnostics space.
Lonza Announces Expansion Plans for Next-Generation Mammalian Manufacturing Facilities in Visp (CH) and Portsmouth (US)
Lonza today announced significant investments to expand its mammalian drug substance manufacturing facilities in Visp (CH) and Portsmouth (US).
Sun Chemical will increase prices across its portfolio of publication inks in North America, effective June 1, 2021.