Cambrex, the leading small molecule company providing drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle, today announced that Tom Loewald has been named Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective September 7th.
Since launching in January, 15 companies across 42 facilities have adopted SOCMA’s Chemical Operations Training Tool to train and refresh employees on standard operations and processes in chemical manufacturing. SOCMA is excited to expand this modernized training tool to non-member manufacturers.
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of longtime SOCMA member Richard McDill. Richard, who worked for five decades in the chemical industry, most recently served as a consultant through his company – RTMcDill Consulting LLC.
MFG Chemical, a global leader in specialty and custom chemical manufacturing, has successfully achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification on its 26.7 acre plant in Pasadena, Texas. This is one of four (4) MFG Chemical plants, with three others in Dalton, Georgia and each having already received their ISO 9001: 2015 certifications.
With nearly 100 manufacturer profiles, SOCMA’s newest business tool is a 24/7 platform of chemical manufacturers in the specialty and fine chemicals value chain. Our members capture technologies, innovation, and process solutions that have applications for a diverse range of chemical end uses — from performance materials to pharma and agrochemical applications.
The Board of Lonza announced today that Pierre-Alain Ruffieux has been appointed Chief Executive Officer effective 1 November 2020.
Comments Opposing Refined Coal Tar Sealcoat Provisions of EPA’s Proposed Multi-Sector General Permit for Industrial Stormwater
In a letter to the EPA, SOCMA along with partner associations strongly oppose submit comments opposing refined coal tar sealcoat provisions of EPA’s proposed multi-sector general permit for industrial stormwater.
Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Acquire Digital Inks Business from Sensient Technologies Corporation
Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Sensient Imaging Technologies and certain other assets related to the production of inks. The transaction is expected to be finalized in the second quarter of 2020.
Sun Chemical will increase the prices of its solvent-based inks and coatings in North America, effective July 1, 2020.
Three new companies were approved to join the growing membership of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) by its Board of Governors last week. The addition of Advanced Chemical Concepts (ACC), Revtech and Texas Molecular brings the total number of new members to 11 in the first five months of the year.