ARLINGTON, Va., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) visited TLC Ingredients to learn more about their business and the chemical distribution industry, the positive economic contributions and jobs created by the company in his district, and how programs they implement, like NACD's Responsible Distribution®, help to make the industry and local community safer. TLC Ingredients is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD).
"We enjoyed having Congressman Foster at our facility," TLC Ingredients President Tommy Turriff stated. "His interest in our industry and programs like Responsible Distribution demonstrate his commitment to ensuring a business environment that stimulates economic growth and creates jobs. We were proud to show Congressman Foster the contributions our company is making to get Americans back to work."
"It was a pleasure meeting with leaders and employees at TLC Ingredients," said Rep. Foster. "Hearing from constituents about the issues impacting their businesses and the innovative ways they are creating jobs gives me the information I need to more effectively fight on their behalf in Washington. Their commitment to operating safely through Responsible Distribution is admirable. I appreciated our discussion on ways we can work together to make the Eleventh Congressional District of Illinois an even better place to live and work."
TLC Ingredients distributes chemicals and food ingredients across the United States, primarily to the Upper Midwest. Based in Crest Hill, Ill., they are committed to responsibly distributing their products through corporate sustainability and to working with suppliers and customers to protect the environment, support employees, and give back to their local community.
For more information, visit www.tlcingredients.com.
NACD and its nearly 430 member companies are vital to the chemical supply chain providing products to over 750,000 end users. NACD members are leaders in health, safety, security, and environmental performance through implementation of Responsible Distribution, established in 1991 as a condition of membership and a third-party verified management practice. For more information, visit www.NACD.com.
Contact: Matthew McKinney
SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)