ChemDesign Products Inc. broke ground on Feb 1st, 2020 for its brand new 25,000 sq. ft. technology center. Keller Incorporated is leading the design & build in conjunction with fellow Northeast Wisconsin companies Mach IV, Tom Van Handel Corp, JT Schmidt, Ideal Air, and Faith Technologies. The construction process should take eight months with occupancy expected by fall of 2020. Once finished, the building will serve as the new central hub for an estimated 160 employees, making it easier for them to interact and collaborate.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that a panel of experts from Deloitte will share their predictions on megatrends impacting agrochemicals, advanced materials and pharmaceuticals and what those mean for the specialty chemical industry. The discussion will take place during the opening session of the Specialty and Custom Chemicals America show on February 11 at the Omni in Fort Worth, TX.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds President Trump’s signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The new agreement delivers a substantial win for chemical manufacturing and SOCMA members who have long advocated to update and modernize North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
SOCMA is pleased to announce two new services for the chemical industry – a modernized Chemical Operations Tool and a new Career Center – that will assist companies in addressing workforce development challenges.
SOCMA last week advocated for a more practical and representative risk assessment of ethylene oxide (EO) and outlined potential regulatory impacts to batch manufacturers and the specialty chemical value chain during an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing on proposed amendments to air emissions.
Lonza today reported CHF 5.9 billion in sales, CHF 1.6 billion in CORE EBITDA and CHF 1.2 billion in CORE EBIT for the Full-Year 2019. These strong results reflect the continued positive momentum of the pharma-related businesses. Lonza Group delivered on its guidance with 6.8% sales growth, resulting in a CORE EBITDA margin of 27.4% in an important investment year.
Thank you for the opportunity to comment regarding the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) review of action being taken in the Section 301 investigation involving the enforcement of U.S. World Trade Organization (WTO) rights in the Large Civil Aircraft dispute.
SOCMA appreciates the opportunity to submit comments on the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board’s proposed accidental release reporting rule.
The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA), the international industry association of the single-use bio-processing industry, is pleased to announce the election of Board of Directors members who will serve two-year terms in leadership roles through December 31, 2021.
Strem Chemicals, Inc., Receives National Performance Improvement Honor: Company Recognized for EHS&S Planning and Operations
Strem Chemicals, Inc., is pleased to announce it has been recognized for its efforts in improving environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) at its Newburyport, MA, facility by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.