Chemical Industry Links

Trade Associations and Professional Societies:
AIChE: Contact Staff
Here is a directory of AIChE member who will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have concerning the AIChE.

Air and Waste Management Association
The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that provides training, information, and networking opportunities to thousands of environmental professionals in 65 countries.

American Academy of Environmental Engineers
The American Academy of Environmental Engineers is dedicated to excellence in the practice of environmental engineering to ensure the public health, safety, and welfare to enable humankind to co-exist in harmony with nature.

American Chemical Society
The American Chemical Society is a self-governed individual membership organization that consists of more than 158,000 members at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers
AIChE fosters and disseminates chemical engineering knowledge, supports the professional and personal growth of its members, and applies the expertise of its members to address societal needs throughout the world. Its members are creative problem-solvers who use their scientific and technical knowledge to develop processes and design and operate plants to make useful products at a reasonable cost.

APE Research Council: Environmental Management Program
The Alkyl phenols & Ethoxylates (APE) Research Council's NPE Environmental Management Program will help companies meet forthcoming water quality guidelines on nonylphenol in the US and potential future regulations in Canada. The Program is designed to support the continued use of nonylphenol-based products by promoting widely accepted product stewardship and wastewater treatment practices.

API: Environmental Commitment
Here is a list of articles that demonstrated API's commitment towards a healthier environment.

API: Environmental Principles
The members of the American Petroleum Institute are dedicated to continuous efforts to improve the compatibility of their operations with the environment while economically developing energy resources and supplying high quality products and services to consumers.

Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF)
The Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF) is an industry trade organization for U.S. manufacturers of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), their intermediates and excipients.

CDMA: Officers and Directors
Here is a list of CDMA's officers and directors along with their contact information.

Chemical Industries Association
The CIA is the UK’s leading trade association for the chemical and chemistry-using industries, representing members both nationally and internationally.

Council for LAB/LAS Environmental Research
CLER's mission is to conduct research and distribute scientific information on the environmental safety of the world's number one cleaning ingredient, linear alkylbenzene sulfonate and the material from which it is produced, linear alkylbenzene.

Environmental Business Council of New England
The EBC was the first organization in the United States established to support and foster the development of the environmental industry. Our goal is to enhance business and job growth of both established and emerging environmental and energy businesses.

Environmental Sensitivities Research Institute
The mission of the Environmental Sensitivities Research Institute is to support sound scientific and medical research into environmental intolerance issues, and to compile and disseminate information on those issues.

Institute of Professional Environmental Practice
IPEP's objectives are to improve the practice and educational standards of environmental professionals and to administer the QEP and EPI application, examination, and certification process.

International Activated Carbon Manufacturers Association
IACMA is an international trade association of manufacturers and other parties whose mission is to promote growth of the activated carbon manufacturing industry worldwide.

National Association of Chemical Distributors
The NACD focuses on enhancing and communicating environmental, health, security, and safety practices and the professionalism of the chemical distribution industry.

National Association of Environmental Professionals
The NAEP is the multidisciplinary association dedicated to the advancement of environmental professions in the U.S. and abroad.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Home Page
The NIOSH is providing national and world leadership to prevent work-related illnesses and injuries.

NIOSH Directory of State OSHA Programs
Here is a list compiled by the NIOSH of Occupational Safety and Health Contacts at State and Territorial Health Departments.

Northwest Environmental Business Council
The Northwest Environmental Business Council was established to help you identify the leading professionals in the environmental industry in the Northwest. The organization is a resource for your environmental procurement needs.

Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA)
SOCMA, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates(SOCMA) is the leading international trade association serving the small and mid-sized batch chemical manufacturers. From its headquarters in Washington, DC, SOCMA advocates flexible policies grounded in sound science and works to ensure that Congress and the regulatory agencies do not adopt a one-size fits-all approach to our industry.

SOCMA CONNECT is a grassroots program designed to motivate and encourage participating members to help shape the laws affecting the batch, custom and specialty chemical manufacturing industry.

SOCMA's Affiliate Groups
SOCMA manages various separately funded, affiliated associations and consortia. They address specific chemical or process advocacy, regulatory, testing, stewardship, or technical issues that are of common concern or interest to a particular sector of the chemical industry (e.g. chemical-specific or class of related chemicals or applications). Each group is managed independently with its own membership, budget and governance.

The Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals
For the last 25 years the Certified Environmental Professional (CEP) designation has been awarded to senior managers and other qualified individuals as a way to demonstrate their professional skills and high standard of conduct. They are awarded based on excellence in environmental assessment, environmental documentation, environmental operations, environmental planning, or environmental research and education.

The Council for Chemical Research
The Council for Chemical Research (CCR) is an organization based in Washington, D.C., whose membership represents industry, academia, and government. CCR was formed to promote cooperation in basic research and encourage high quality education in the chemical sciences and engineering. The mission of the CCR is to benefit society by advancing research in chemistry, chemical engineering, and related disciplines through leadership collaboration across discipline, institution, and sector boundaries.

The Ecological and Toxicological Association of Dyes and Organic Pigments (ETAD)
ETAD, the Ecological and Toxicological Association of Dyes and Organic Pigments Manufacturers was formed in 1974 to represent the interests of these industries on matters relating to health and environment. ETAD is an international organization and its currently 43 member companies are based in 15 countries worldwide.

The National Registry Of Environmental Professionals
The mission of the NREP is to promote legal and professional recognition of individuals possessing education, training, and experience as environmental managers, engineers, technologists, scientists, and technicians- and to consolidate that recognition into one centralized source- so that the public, government, employers and insurers can justify the importance and acceptance of such individuals to carry out operations and management of environmental activities.


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