Latest Updates

Q3 SOCMA Pulse Poll Provides Industry Snapshot

SOCMA conducted a Q3 Pulse Poll to update its data from Q1 and obtain a snapshot of the current industry outlook. SOCMA obtained 81 responses, of which 60% are active SOCMA members.

August 21, 2023

SOCMA Market Outlook Survey Now Open

Now open for responses, the SOCMA 2023 Contract Manufacturing Market Outlook survey will delve into comprehensive data covering labor market trends, capital expenditure strategies, and critical information about the most sought-after and hard to find chemistries and technologies in the specialty chemicals industry. 

August 16, 2023

SOCMA Refreshes Award Program to Focus on Safety

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates, Inc is excited to announce the launch of its refreshed Safety Recognition program. Building upon the best practice sharing culture of SOCMA members, the program offers opportunities for companies to showcase year-round safety efforts in five key areas

August 15, 2023

CFATS Lapses as Congress Fails to Reauthorize by July 27th Expiration Date

The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, which provides uniform standards for chemical manufacturers to ensure facility safety, expired on July 27 due to inaction by the Senate. The House passed H.R. 4470, the Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act, on July 25 by a vote of 409-1. 

July 28, 2023