Latest Updates


Joel Shertok, Ph.D., Joins ChemQuest as Director

The ChemQuest Group, a global consulting firm focused on tailored business strategy and optimization, technology acceleration, market intelligence, and M&A advisory services for the specialty materials industry, has appointed Joel Shertok, Ph.D., as director.

December 19, 2022

Baker Hughes Honored with National Awards for Excellence in EHS

Baker Hughes is pleased to announce it has been recognized by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) for excellence in environmental, health and safety (EHS) initiatives. SOCMA is the leading trade association representing specialty and batch chemical manufacturers and service providers.

December 19, 2022

SOCMA Welcomes Four New Members in Q4 2022

SOCMA wraps up a successful year with a total of 144 members comprising of manufacturers, distributors, and service providers. Read on to find out who our newest members are and what's attracting them to the leading association for the specialty and batch chemical industry.

December 15, 2022

Polysciences Installs Epson ColorWorks On-Demand Printers for GHS Labeling

Legally compliant Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) labeling requires a precise number of unique red icons per each formulation. Polysciences, a global manufacturer of specialty chemical materials for industrial, consumer, academic research, and biotechnology applications, prints 1,000 to 3,000 product labels per day and needed a comprehensive and compliant labeling solution that meets GHS requirements.

December 6, 2022

Nation Ford Chemical Receives 2022 EHS Gold Award

Nation Ford Chemical receives SOCMA's 2022 Gold Performance Improvement Award, as well as the 2022 Sustainability Award and the 2022 Educational Outreach Award. Read more to hear how Nation Ford is leading the way in EHS industry initiatives.

December 1, 2022

Cambrex to Acquire Snapdragon Chemistry, a Leader in Continuous Flow API Development Services

Cambrex, a leading global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) providing drug substance, drug product, and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Snapdragon Chemistry, a leading US-based provider of chemical process development services to a broad range of emerging and established biopharma customers.

November 21, 2022



Matthew Roberts named Senior R&D Metalworking with Advanced Chemical Concepts, Inc.

Advanced Chemical Concepts, Inc is pleased to announce Matthew Roberts has joined their Technical Department as Senior R&D Metalworking. Matthew has over 23 years of experience in chemical formulation and the manufacturing industry. He has worked with customers in various industries such as automotive, aerospace, agriculture, and defense. He has a varied expertise in the formulation of products to meet the customer’s needs and is tireless in his efforts to dynamic change through innovation.

November 10, 2022