Informex & SOCMA To Exhibit At CPhI

HAMILTON, N.J., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. based Informex and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), a trade association representing the batch, custom and specialty industry, will be exhibiting their full suite of offerings at CPhI Europe, October 9-12, 2012, Feira de Madrid, Spain in the North American Pavilion, Booth#: 4G39NA.

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Informex, the leading global chemical marketplace, will be at CPhi to showcase its upcoming 29th annual event--taking place February 19-22, 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. Informex USA is the only event of its kind offering exhibitors and attendees a direct view of what is happening globally across the fine, specialty and custom chemical marketplace. The event brings together an international mix of motivated buyers and sellers of high value chemistry for four days of sourcing, education and networking.

In addition, Informex provides year round education and resources for the entire chemical marketplace including those involved in established and emerging Pharma markets, the cosmetics/personal care industry, the biopharma sector, agrochemical manufacturers, plastics/polymers professionals, branded, generic, and mid-sized specialty pharmaceutical companies. Informex, in partnership with CPhI Worldwide, will be presenting a focused conference on Global Pharma Sourcing, November 7-8, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA. This intimate educational forum will be a unique learning and networking experience and provide proven strategies and tools for successful geo-sourcing.

At CPhI Europe, SOCMA will be spotlighting its variety of programs and services for international firms, including commercial development and networking opportunities. Last year, SOCMA launched an online chemical services directory and networking tool, modernizing the way chemical companies market products and find new business. The Marketplace and Chemical Services Directory allows users to search a vast network of chemical companies based on more than 400 different types of reactions and chemistries. SOCMA is launching a mobile version of the website later this month.

SOCMA has a long history of helping specialty and batch manufacturers promote their products and find business connections. The association organizes 14 events and meetings throughout the year, where SOCMA's 200-plus member companies find new business relationships. The association is a key partner of Informex USA and will be sponsoring the Regulatory Track at the conference and trade show.

Several Informex USA exhibitors and SOCMA members will also be participating in the North American Pavilion at CPhI Europe, including Aceto Corporation, AllessaChemie GmbH, AMRI, Ash Stevens Incorporated. Austin Chemical Company, Inc., BASF Corporation, BioVectra Inc., CABB AG, Cambrex Corporation, Cambridge Major Laboratories, Chiral Quest, CU Chemie Uetikon GmbH, DavosPharma, A Davos Chemical Corporation, Digital Specialty Chemicals Limited, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, DSM Pharma Chemicals USA, Inc., Equinox Chemicals F.I.S. - Fabbrica Italiana Sintetici S.P.A., FMC Lithium, Gelest Incorporated, GFS Chemicals, Inc. Helsinn Advanced Synthesis SA, Hovione LLC, Interchem Corporation, Fine Chemicals, Johnson Matthey Pharma Services, Kingchem LLC, Lianhe Chemical Technology Co., Ltd., Neuland Laboratories Limited, Noramco Inc., Optima Chemical Group LLC, P.C.A.S., PHT International, Inc., Porton Fine Chemicals Ltd., Rhodes Technologies, Siegfried AG SK Life Science, Inc., Solvay Fluorides LLC, Solvias, Inc., Synasia Inc., Umicore Precious Metals NJ, LLC, Vertellus Health & Specialty Products LLC, and Waterstone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

"As the new Brand Director for Informex, I am looking forward to meeting face-to-face with pharma professionals and ingredient suppliers from all over the world at CPhI Europe. Being immersed in this robust sector of the chemical industry will afford me the opportunity to strengthen relationships, establish new ones, and inspire new ideas and innovations for Informex USA," said Jim Buckley, Brand Director, Informex.

All visitors to CPhI are encouraged to stop by the Informex and SOCMA Booth#: 4G39NA during CPhI to meet the core team and learn about unique exhibitor and membership specials as well as other show specials. For more information on Informex go to and for SOCMA, go to:

About Informex: Organized by UBM Live, Informex's flagship annual North American event is the leading meeting place for buyers and sellers of high-value chemistry for a broad range of applications. As the premier, must-attend platform for the chemical industry for the past 29 years, Informex is a marketplace for networking and doing business in the fine, custom and specialty chemical manufacturing industry. Each year the event brings together an international mix of more than 4,000 fine and specialty chemicals professionals and 450 exhibitors for the all encompassing, 4 day event.

In recent years the global Informex brand has evolved to encompass virtual events, webinars, special focus conferences and additional tradeshows in Asia and South America. 2012 sees the return of the annual Global Pharma Sourcing conference & exhibition (November 7-8 at the Marriott Courtyard Downtown, Philadelphia, PA). For more information go to


SOCMA is the only U.S.-based trade association dedicated solely to the batch, custom and specialty chemical industry. Since 1921, we have represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies, making us 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. The value of the products and services provided by SOCMA members is $24 billion, and the industry's impact on the U.S. GDP is upwards of $2.9 trillion. For more information on our services and products, please visit

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