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Monument Chemical Brandenburg Awarded SOCMA’s 2020 Educational Outreach Award

In a year when young people are shifting to online learning more than ever before, the team at Monument Chemical, LLC, Brandenburg, KY, answered the call through its support of the local 4-H "Get STEAM'd Up" initiative, an at-home STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) program. As a result of this exceptional effort to educate a new generation about the importance of specialty chemistry, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is awarding Monument Chemical Brandenburg with its 2020 Educational Outreach Award.

December 18, 2020

Ashland Calvert City Receives 2020 SOCMA Sustainability Award

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that Ashland's Calvert City, KY, facility is being recognized for its outstanding efforts and unique approaches to sustainability practices as part of the SOCMA's 2020 Performance Improvement Awards program.

December 17, 2020

SOCMA Announces 2020 Performance Improvement Awards Winners

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce 19 SOCMA member facilities will receive 2020 Performance Improvement Awards, honoring their outstanding commitment to environmental, health, safety and security excellence.

December 16, 2020




Increasing Speed to Market

As demand for bio-technology surges, specialty chemical manufacturers are looking at business through a new lens to bring safe products to market more quickly. The New York Center for Innovation is capitalizing on this growing dynamic by providing a resourceful “plug and play” facility with existing turnkey infrastructure to promote business opportunity.

November 24, 2020

SOCMA Reschedules Specialty & Custom Chemicals Show to April 14-16, 2021

With great optimism surrounding two recent vaccines for COVID-19, there is renewed hope for 2021, particularly starting in the second quarter of the year. As such, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is rescheduling the Specialty & Custom Chemicals Show, originally set for February, to April 14-16, 2021, at the Omni in Fort Worth, TX.

November 19, 2020