AlliedBarton joins Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates

SOCMA supports chemical manufacturers with commerical and networking opportunities


CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2014) -  AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces its membership to the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates, (SOCMA) the leading international trade association representing the batch, custom and specialty chemical market.

The Washington-based SOCMA supports chemical manufacturers with commercial and networking opportunities, advocates for the passage of rational laws and regulations, and works to increase public confidence in the industry.

"AlliedBarton understands that providing outstanding, consistent security services to the chemical industries requires an ongoing commitment to understanding the specific needs of organizations in this market. Joining SOCMA was therefore a natural fit," said Richard A. Michau, CPP, Vice President, Petrochem/Chemical, AlliedBarton Security Services. "Our new membership in SOCMA will keep us up-to-date on the latest issues and best practices for the industry, which will benefit our clients."

As a proven leader in security services to the Chemical and Petrochemical markets, AlliedBarton's Chemical Petrochemical Security Officer (CPSO) initial and ongoing training program is specifically designed to ensure our security officers have the essential knowledge and skills necessary for these unique environments.

"We are pleased to welcome AlliedBarton as our newest member company and look forward to their active participation in the organization," said SOCMA President and CEO Lawrence D. Sloan."

SOCMA is the only U.S.-based trade association dedicated solely to the batch, custom and specialty chemical industry. Since 1921, the organization has represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies and has a global membership of more than 220 companies. For more information on our services and products, please visit www.socma.com.