SOCMA Launches Specialty Manufacturing Website


Source: SOCMA

On March 23, The Society of Chemical Manufacturers (SOCMA) launched, a new website designed to better educate the public about the specialty chemical industry.

The site is intended to promote a basic understanding of specialty manufacturing to those outside the industry (including policymakers, regulators, members of the media, and NGOs. The variety of information presented isn’t currently offered on any other website.

SOCMA will update the information periodically and will soon be posting some key industry statistics.   Highlights of the site include:

  • A definition of specialty chemical manufacturing
  • The difference between commodity and specialty chemicals
  • The difference between batch and continuous processing
  • Legislative and regulatory issues
  • Product applications
  • Photos and industry news

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