ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brenntag North America's Mid-South facility in Indiana was honored with a visit from U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-IN) today. Brenntag North America, Inc. is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD).
Brenntag representatives welcomed the congressman and provided him the opportunity to meet and speak with employees after touring their Terre Haute, Indiana facility. The congressman was able to see first-hand the chemical distribution industry's important role in Indiana and in the national economy. He also learned more about NACD's mandatory Responsible Distribution® program. Responsible Distribution® is an environmental, health, safety and stewardship program for the chemical distribution industry.
During the visit, Congressman Bucshon acknowledged the safety measures undertaken by Brenntag Mid-South and industry through Responsible Distribution®. "I am glad to meet with the talented leaders and employees at Brenntag to learn about their jobs, Responsible Distribution, and the chemical-supply chain distribution work the company does here in Terre Haute each day. I will continue to work in Congress to establish common sense policies that create a safe, secure and thriving business center for Brenntag employees and our community."
Brenntag is the global market leader in full-line chemical distribution. Linking chemical manufacturers and chemical users, Brenntag provides business-to-business distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals globally. With over 10,000 products and a world-class supplier base, Brenntag offers one-stop-shop solutions to about 160,000 customers. The value-added services include just-in-time delivery, product mixing, formulation, repackaging, inventory management, drum return handling as well as extensive technical support.
NACD and its over 400 member companies are vital to the chemical supply chain providing products to over 750,000 end users. They make a delivery every six seconds while maintaining a safety record that is more than twice as good as all manufacturing combined. Responsible Distribution®, established in 1991, is a condition of membership and a third-party verified management practice. For additional information on our members, their safety record or NACD, visit NACD at www.nacd.com. NACD's Responsible Distribution® is a registered trademark of the Association.
Contact: Lucinda Schofer
SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)