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SOCMA Welcomes Three New Member Companies to Begin 2021

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce the addition of three companies – Valysynthese, Gold Eagle and Forever Pumpkin – to its growing and diverse membership. This brings SOCMA’s total membership to 135 companies to commence 2021.

January 14, 2021


Capricor Collaborates with Lonza for the Development of CAP-1002, its Cell Therapy Candidate for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Other Indications

Capricor Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of the first-in-class cell and exosome-based therapeutics for the treatment and prevention of serious diseases, and Lonza today announced that the companies have entered into an agreement for the development of CAP-1002, Capricor's leading clinical asset using allogeneic cardiosphere-derived cells (CDC) technology for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and complications arising from COVID-19.

January 12, 2021


Monument Chemical Brandenburg Awarded SOCMA’s 2020 Educational Outreach Award

In a year when young people are shifting to online learning more than ever before, the team at Monument Chemical, LLC, Brandenburg, KY, answered the call through its support of the local 4-H "Get STEAM'd Up" initiative, an at-home STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) program. As a result of this exceptional effort to educate a new generation about the importance of specialty chemistry, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is awarding Monument Chemical Brandenburg with its 2020 Educational Outreach Award.

December 18, 2020

Ashland Calvert City Receives 2020 SOCMA Sustainability Award

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that Ashland's Calvert City, KY, facility is being recognized for its outstanding efforts and unique approaches to sustainability practices as part of the SOCMA's 2020 Performance Improvement Awards program.

December 17, 2020



SOCMA Reschedules Specialty & Custom Chemicals Show to April 14-16, 2021

With great optimism surrounding two recent vaccines for COVID-19, there is renewed hope for 2021, particularly starting in the second quarter of the year. As such, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is rescheduling the Specialty & Custom Chemicals Show, originally set for February, to April 14-16, 2021, at the Omni in Fort Worth, TX.

November 19, 2020