April 18, 2024

Nate Bell
Sr. Manager, Member Communications & Programs

SOCMA Welcomes Twelve New Members in Q1 2024 Amidst Industry Rebound

Arlington, VA—The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomed 12 new members in Q1 2024, including five manufacturers and seven affiliates.

“As demand for specialty chemicals grows in North America, SOCMA is increasingly the go-to resource for companies looking to capitalize on growth opportunities while strengthening their safety and regulatory programs,” says Jennifer Abril, President & CEO.

SOCMA offers members an expanding array of resources, insights, and programs designed to understand market dynamics and support business growth. These offerings include proprietary research products like the Contract Manufacturing Outlook Report and quarterly Pulse Polls.  

“Companies who work with SOCMA can operate with more certainty and navigate challenging business landscapes, armed with the data and intelligence to make informed business decisions,” added Abril. 

New manufacturing members include: 

Adesis, Inc., is a returning SOCMA member with facilities in Delaware, specializing in organic light-emitting diodes and contract development and manufacturing services for various chemical industries. Andrew Cottone, President and CEO said they are delighted to be a part of SOCMA as “We share a commitment to responsible manufacturing that aligns perfectly with our dedication to safety and quality.”

Calca Solutions, LLC, headquartered in Westlake, LA, is a leading manufacturer of hydrazine products for diverse applications. According to Shane Jenkins, President and CEO, “The team at SOCMA is very intuitive to our business and offers a range of services from ESG, safety, and operational training really fits with what we are doing here at Calca Solutions, LLC.”

Chromis Technologies, “a specialty fluoropolymers manufacturer, is thrilled to join SOCMA and a community of peers to leverage our collective resources for collaboration on new business opportunities and the challenges facing our industry,” said CEO Frank Graziano.

FutureFuel Chemical Company, a specialty chemical and biodiesel manufacturer in Batesville, AR, develops custom solutions across various industries, including agrochemical, industrial, and consumer products markets. A returning SOCMA member, FutureFuel is looking to leverage SOCMA’s commercial services.

Tremco CPG Manufacturing Corp, located in Corsicana, TX “finds tremendous value in being a part of SOCMA,” said Marty Donet, Director of Sales & Technology. “Immediately becoming a part of the value chain where specialty chemicals can be found, Tremco has elevated its service level and highlighted our capabilities to today’s chemical industry.”

The following companies joined SOCMA as affiliate members:

Arthur Engineering
Based in Sylvania, GA, Arthur Engineering is licensed in 24 states and specializes in designing chemical plants, 3D designs, and laser scanning services.

Chemical Consultants
Consulting company led by Todd Zahn, focusing on delivery of services to organizations seeking security in their chemical supply chains.

The Elm Press
This second-generation family-owned business in Terryville, CT has spent nearly six decades providing labeling solutions, from design to distribution of the finished piece to various markets.

Kahlberg Consulting
European regulatory consultancy firm that supports companies in complying with REACH Regulations.

Phelps Dunbar LLP
Provides counsel to chemical companies on a wide variety of legal matters, including regulatory, environment and permitting in support of major client divestitures, acquisitions, and financing transactions.

With offices in South Carolina, SafeRack is North America’s #1 Gangway Producer and a leading U.S. manufacturer of OSHA-compliant custom-engineered safety equipment prioritizing worker protection in bulk loading and chemical handling.

Trinity Consultants
Help organizations overcome complex, mission-critical challenges in EHS, engineering, and science across a broad range of sectors including industrial, energy, manufacturing, mining, life sciences, and commercial/institutional.

For more information about membership, contact Jenny Gaines at

About SOCMA:
SOCMA is the only U.S.-based trade association solely dedicated to the specialty and fine chemicals industry. Our members play an indispensable role in the global chemical supply chain, providing specialty chemicals to companies in markets ranging from consumer products and electronics to pharmaceuticals and agriculture. Visit

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