Latest Updates



SOCMA Announces 2018 Performance Improvement Award Winners

ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that more than 40 SOCMA member facilities will receive 2018 Performance Improvement Awards for their commitment to continuously improving environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) practices at the association’s 97th Annual Dinner, December 10, in New York.

November 18, 2018

John DiLoreto to Discuss Manufacturing & Supply Chain Challenges at FDA Summit

ARLINGTON, VA – John DiLoreto, Executive Director of the Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Forceand advisor to SOCMA’s PharmaChem Sector, will participate in a panel discussion about Manufacturing and Supply Challenges at a U.S. Food & Drug Administration event sponsored by Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy.

November 16, 2018


FDA to Consider Petition to Abandon 26 Ortho-Phthalates

ARLINGTON, VA – The Flexible Vinyl Alliance (FVA) has submitted a petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update its food contact regulations by removing 26 ortho-phthalates that are no longer used in food contact applications.

November 14, 2018



SOCMA Applauds Signing of Miscellaneous Tariff Bill into Law

ARLINGTON, VA - The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds Congress and the Administration for reinstating the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) Act of 2018 on Thursday, September 13. The House of Representatives agreed in a voice vote on September 4 to Senate amendments made to the act last month, sending the legislation to the President for signature.

September 14, 2018