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GFS Chemicals Adds New Product to Industry Leading Solutions

GFS Chemicals has added a new product to its list of non-aqueous hydrogen chloride solutions. The new product is a three-molar solution of hydrogen chloride in isopropyl acetate, which will allow GFS to service a growing customer base in more demanding process chemistries.

May 7, 2019

Strem Chemicals, Inc. Once Again Meets International ISO 9001:2015 Certification Standards

Newburyport, MA – The mission of Strem Chemicals, Inc. is to provide specialty chemicals of high quality in a timely fashion. The company is proud to announce that it remains resolute in this mission since its establishment in 1964. On April 28, 2019 Strem’s corporate headquarters in Newburyport, Massachusetts was recertified under ISO 9001:2015 for the Quality Management System (QMS) standard.

April 29, 2019



STATEMENT REGARDING INCIDENT IN CROSBY, TX

ARLINGTON, VA – The following statement can be attributed to the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates in response to media inquiries regarding the fire that occurred at KMCO, LLC, on Tuesday, April 2:

April 3, 2019

La Petite Roche Technologies Announces Hiring of David Fortune as Vice President

North Little Rock, AR — La Petite Roche Technologies, a subsidiary of Safe Foods Corporation, has announced that David Fortune will be joining the company as its Vice President. David has over 40 years of management experience with industry leading companies, including manufacturers of furniture, consumer electronics, industrial goods, oil & gas, and chemicals. Prior to joining La Petite Roche Technologies, David served as Plant Manager for Thomas & Betts, as Vice President of Sales & Business Development for KMCO LLC and as a Director of Business Development for Athlon Solutions/Halliburton.

March 18, 2019

Pilot Chemical Corp. Unveils Refreshed Strategy – Mike Clark Named President

CINCINNATI, OH – Pilot Chemical Corp. has launched a revitalized strategy designed to increase growth and innovation and put a deeper focus on its employees and customers. Mike Clark will oversee implementation of the strategy as the corporation’s new president. He will continue to report to Pam Butcher, CEO, and also retain his position as chief operating officer.

March 14, 2019

Event Recap: 2019 EHS Regional Roundtable

"I came in 100 percent cold and increased my knowledge 100 percent." After a successful series of events in Cleveland, OH and Fort Mill, SC the Compliance & Stewardship team is gearing up to launch the updated Chemical Operations Training Tool.

March 13, 2019

SOCMA Welcomes Six New Member Companies in First Quarter 2019

ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to welcome Archroma, Cadence Bank, Century Global, LLC, EMD Performance Materials, FM Global and Volunteer Pastilles, LLC, to the association’s community of specialty and fine chemical manufacturers, distributors and service providers.

March 12, 2019