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SOCMA Welcomes New Members

13.06.2012 -

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has welcomed one of its largest groups of new members in more than two years in the first quarter of 2012. Ten companies, representing chemical manufacturers, distributors/suppliers and industry service providers were approved by SOCMA's Board of Governors in April. SOCMA has now a global membership of more than 210 companies, about 70 % of which are international chemical manufacturers.

"This is a great time to join SOCMA because we have so many exciting things going on," said Dave Hurder, chairman of SOCMA's Board of Governors and Vice President of McGean. Jack Payne, Vice President, Ross Enterprise, said his company was drawn to SOCMA because the association "offers us valuable insight on current industry trends and challenges, which helps us enhance our products and services to meet the changing needs of chemical processors."

SOCMA's new members include:

Adesis, New Castle, DE - is a contract research organization (CRO), providing organic chemistry solutions and products. The company is adept at delivering focused libraries, advanced intermediates and active chemical ingredients (milligrams to multi-kg), and it has developed a reputation for solving difficult chemistries, delivering high-quality products and services and establishing productive and successful long-term relationships with its customers.

AllessaChemie, Frankfurt, Germany - is a partner for toll manufacturing and exclusive synthesis of intermediates and fine chemicals, drawing on 150 years of production history. All production sites are located in the greater Frankfurt area in Germany. A significant number of large vessels guarantee the capacity and flexibility for projects up to the range of many hundreds of tons.

Aveva, Houston, TX - is enabling the creation and management of complex digital assets, allowing customers to work globally with less risk, shorter lead times and greater business efficiency throughout the lifecycle of their physical assets.
ChemPak International, Houston, TX - is a supplier of manufacturing services, including flaking and pastilling, toll processing, dry bulk handling, bulk storage, drum filling and warehousing. With a fleet of more than 100 trailers and 40 tractors, ChemPak also provides bulk transportation of both liquids and powders.

Chempetitive Group, Chicago, IL - is a fully integrated, international marketing communications agency focused exclusively on science-driven markets, including the chemical industry. With offices in San Diego, Chicago and London, Chempetitive Group works with companies of all sizes to develop and implement marketing, communications and digital strategies that build brands and generate revenues.

Federal Equipment Company, Cleveland, OH - with more than 50 years' experience, is a trusted supplier of chemical processing machinery to the chemical industry. The company provides quality used equipment and related asset disposition services. With more than 15,000 pieces, Federal Equipment is one of the largest suppliers of used chemical processing equipment in the world.

ICT Industries, Cartersville, GA - specializes in the development and manufacture of partially fluorinated surfactants and polymers that are used as high-performance wetting agents and as oil, water, soil and stain repellents. ICT Industries also produces and has expertise in specialty polymers of many types, specialty surfactants and many sulfur products based on carbon disulfide.
Novacyl, Cranbury, NJ - is a wholly owned subsidiary of Novacap. Novacyl is the largest manufacturer of bulk Salicylic Acid and Aspirin in the world and also produces Salicylate Esters for pharmaceutical and flavor applications. In addition, Novacyl manufactures bulk acetaminophen.
LGM Pharma, Boca Raton, FL - promotes client research and drug development by providing them with the critical rare and novel active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) that are essential for their success.

Ross Enterprise, Atlanta, GA - offers enterprise and supply chain software specifically developed for formula-based process manufacturers worldwide. Features include social networking technologies, graphical track and trace, alert system toolkit, integrated supply chain planning, multi-mode production, product costing and compliance documentation.

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