BATAVIA, Ill., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Producers Chemical Company received a visit from U.S. Congressman Randy Hultgren (R-IL).
Producers' employees and leadership team welcomed their U.S. Representative with a tour of the distribution facility. Congressman Hultgren met and spoke with over two dozen employees and executives, including Producers' President and CEO, Roger Harris, and discussed the chemical distribution industry's important role in the Chicagoland regional and national economies. He acknowledged Producers' 40 year history of growth, and expressed appreciation for the effective safety measures undertaken by Producers and NACD through Responsible Distribution.
Responsible Distribution is NACD's mandatory environmental, health, safety and security program that has resulted in NACD members being 80% safer than non-NACD members in the entire industry.
"It was an honor to host Congressman Hultgren at our chemical distribution facility today," said Mr. Harris. "We are particularly interested in his work in Congress as a member of Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. I am proud that Mr. Hultgren supports the work of chemical distributors like Producers Chemical Company as a critical component of the nation's economy."
Producers Chemical Company is a family-owned distributor of industrial chemicals, both liquid and dry, including solvents, acids, and alcohols as well as laboratory and reagent grade chemicals. As a chemical distributor in the Chicago land area, including northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin, and northwestern Indiana, Producers is proud to deliver necessary chemical products to businesses, schools, contractors and local government municipalities. Producers Chemical Company is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD).
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. 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 additional information on our members, their safety record or NACD, visit NACD at www.nacd.com.
Contact: Matt Glaser
SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)