November 20, 2023

SOCMA Communications

SOCMA Welcomes New Member, Prochem, Inc

Arlington, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomes new member, ProChem, Inc following approval by its Board of Governors at the 102nd Annual Meeting, recently held in New Orleans.

Based in Rockford, IL and led by CEO Reno Novak, ProChem’s mission is to synthesize high purity inorganic compounds and custom precursors for advanced materials applications.

“Driven by U.S. reshoring and CHIPS Act legislation, ProChem is going through a period of growth, investing in laboratories, analytical services and management systems to provide products with high quality to ensure they are meeting customers needs,” said Novak, “We’ve been impressed by SOCMA’s impact and support of specialty chemical manufacturers and look forward to this engagement.”

“We take great pride in the impact of our efforts, which the industry has noticed,” stated Jennifer Abril, President & CEO of SOCMA. “We are excited to welcome ProChem, along with the 21 additional new members this year. Each of these companies brings distinct expertise and capabilities, fortifying SOCMA’s membership and advancing our mission to provide essential resources and commercial prospects to the specialty chemical sector.”

To engage with SOCMA members and the specialty chemical manufacturing industry, SOCMA will hold its annual tradeshow at the JW Marriott Nashville on February 19-20, 2024. Learn more at:

Solely dedicated to the specialty and fine chemical industry, SOCMA builds commercial connections, supports manufacturing and operations, and advocates for regulatory and legislative policies for the batch and specialty chemical sector. Our members play an indispensable role in the global chemical supply chain, providing specialty chemicals and services to vital markets ranging from aerospace and electronics to pharmaceuticals and agriculture. Lear more at

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