Dixie Chemical Sponsors SOCMA Annual Dinner

Major Industry Networking Event to be held in New York, NY


[Pasadena, Texas] – Today Dixie Chemical announced its sponsorship of top specialty chemicals industry event the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) 93rd Annual Dinner, set for December 8, 2014, in New York.

Hundreds of specialty chemicals industry decision-makers will gather at the Marriott Marquis New York City’s Times Square for an evening of networking.  The event will highlight SOCMA’s donation to the American Chemical Society’s Scholars Program and a ceremony honoring the winners of SOCMA’s Performance Improvement Awards.  A Leadership and Business Development Speaker Showcase will precede the Annual Dinner.

“Dixie Chemical is pleased to help support SOCMA’s 93rd Annual Dinner, which provides us the opportunity to network with colleagues in the specialty chemicals industry, as well as promote the success of our company,” said Chuck Bennett, President and CEO of Dixie Chemical.

“We are looking forward to another successful Annual Dinner,” said SOCMA President and CEO Lawrence D. Sloan.  “SOCMA members continue to find value in this event, and with the help of sponsors like Dixie Chemical, we can continue to provide an enjoyable and productive experience for all of our attendees.”

Dixie Chemical will be a Gold Sponsor of SOCMA’s 93rd Annual Dinner.

The full program is available on the SOCMA website under Meetings and Events, or by clicking here.

SOCMA is the only U.S.-based trade association dedicated solely to the batch, custom and specialty chemicals industry.  Since 1921, it has represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies, making it the leading authority on this sector.  SOCMA has a global membership of 220 companies, which employ more than 46,000 workers in the U.S. alone. Visit www.socma.com

About Dixie Chemical
Since 1946, Dixie Chemical has been committed to manufacturing high-quality, high-performance products that improve our world.  With 300 customers in 25 countries, Dixie Chemical is a proven partner for open innovation in thermoset materials, alkaline paper sizing, and fuel and lube markets.  For more information, visit www.dixiechemical.com