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Cambrex Recognized with 2022 CMO Leadership Awards for the 8th Consecutive Year

Cambrex, a leading global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced today that it has been recognized by the annual CMO (Contract Manufacturing Organization) Leadership Awards in the categories of Quality and Service. This marks the eighth consecutive year Cambrex has been acknowledged with an award.

February 8, 2022


In 2021, Monument Brandenburg, Kentucky Site Leader Ken Babcock set a goal to reduce the plant’s Nitrogen usage.Because the entire team felt a strong responsibility toward the large-scale impact of that goal, they didn’t just hit the target – they smashed it – reducing sitewide Nitrogen usage to historic lows in 2021. Since the effort began in March, the site decreased Tier 2 Nitrogen usage by 100% – a reduction of 60,067,845 SCF N2.

February 8, 2022

Ascensus Specialties Receives National Performance Improvement Silver Award

Ascensus Specialties is pleased to announce it has received the Silver Performance Improvement Award for exceptional efforts in improving environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty and fine chemical manufacturers and service providers.

February 2, 2022

Pilot Chemical Introduces Maquat® SWS Detergent Sanitizer, a New EPA-Registered No-Rinse Sanitizer

Pilot Chemical Corp., through its subsidiary Mason Chemical Company, announces a new addition to its Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered quaternary compounds product line: Maquat® SWS Detergent Sanitizer (EPA Reg. No. 10324-236). Maquat® SWS Detergent Sanitizer is a nonfood-contact surface sanitizer as well as a no-rinse detergent sanitizer for food-contact surfaces. When used to both pre-clean and sanitize food-contact surfaces, a separate rinse step is not required between pre-cleaning and sanitizing.

February 1, 2022

The Post-COVID Supply Chain – What Will it Look Like?

At some point, COVID will come to an end (or, as some experts point out, will become endemic and life will stabilize). From a chemical supply chain perspective, however, what does a post-COVID world look like? Read on for five ways chemical supply chains will likely evolve.

January 20, 2022

Seatex Honored with SOCMA National Performance Improvement Awards

Rosenberg, TX – Seatex is pleased to announce that two of its facilities have been recognized by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), for improvements to environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) performance. SOCMA is the leading trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers and service providers.

January 19, 2022

Supreme Court Ruling Deals Blow to OSHA ETS on Vaccination and Testing

SOCMA Blog: While we are not at the finish line on OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing, the Supreme Court dealt a strong blow against it on Thursday, stating in the decision that the Court believes legal opposition to the ETS is “likely to prevail.”

January 14, 2022

OSHA ETS Alert | Supreme Court Blocks OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine ETS

The Supreme Court reinstituted the stay of OSHA’s COVID–19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). OSHA may not enforce the ETS until and unless there is a decision on the merits of the case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in favor of OSHA, a decision that will be appealed to the Supreme Court.

January 13, 2022