Kalamazoo Section of the American Chemical Society

We are a dynamic and visionary organization committed to improving people’s lives in our community through the transforming power of chemistry.  We strive to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren counties.


Welcome new KACS Education and Communications Chair

We are pleased to announce to addition of Mike Walsh from Kalamazoo College as our new education committee chair and Chris Pruis as our new communcations chair.


Lead Hops Scientist at Kalsec, Inc

KalsecĀ®, a leading producer of advanced hop products for the brewing industry as well as natural extracts for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries, is currently seeking a highly talented Lead Scientist to join the Hops Research and Development team. The successful candidate will serve as principle investigator by planning, designing, and independently conducting experiments and associated research activities directed toward identified, strategic business opportunities.

For more information, see our "Jobs" page.

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Job Openings at Albemarle

For more information, see our "Jobs" page.

Albemarle is seeking a program manager and an R&T Chemist for their South Haven site that specializes in the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients.

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Recent KACS Events


Want to learn more about the new ACS CEO and Executive Director Thomas M. Connelly? Read his welcome letter.