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Nation Ford Chemical Welcomes Congressman Ralph Norman

U.S. Congressman Ralph Norman (R-SC) visited Nation Ford Chemical on Friday, November 17, to learn more about the specialty chemical industry and talk with company leaders and staff about key issues impacting their business.

December 20, 2017

Nation Ford Chemical President Summarizes Specialty Chemical Manufacturing in SOCMA’s “Ask the Expert”

Jay Dickson is President of Nation Ford Chemical (NFC), a leader in toll manufacturing and specialty chemicals located in Fort Mill, SC. A chemical engineering graduate of Clemson University, Dickson joined NFC in 1989. He spent 15 years working in the plant in several different roles, including process and project engineering and technical director. As the company grew, Dickson expanded his work to include global sales and new product development, and he has served as President for the last 12 years.

November 28, 2017

SOCMA Announces 2017 Performance Improvement Award Winners

ARLINGTON, VA – More than 40 SOCMA member facilities will receive 2017 Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding commitment to continuous improvement in environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) practices at the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) 96th Annual Dinner, December 4, in New York.

November 28, 2017

2017 Performance Improvement Awards Program

MA's Performance Improvement Awards are a golden opportunity to promote your company's excellence to SOCMA membership and clients, gain media exposure and join an elite class of chemical companies.

November 10, 2017

BAHP Launches Spanish Translation of Diaper Answers Website

ARLINGTON, VA – The Center for Baby and Adult Hygiene Products (BAHP) announced today the launch of a Spanish version of its popular consumer-focused website,, which provides BAHP® members, consumers and the media with information about the advantages, safety and convenient use of disposable diapers.

October 24, 2017

SOCMA to Host National Chemical Safety Symposium in Houston

ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates is holding the 2017 National Chemical Safety Symposium – hosted by ChemStewards®, October 11-12, at the Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria in Houston, TX.

September 27, 2017