NACD Announces Nominees for 7th Annual Responsible Distribution Excellence Award

22 Aug, 2012, 16:20 ET from National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the OPSEM Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) announced three finalists for its annual Responsible Distribution Excellence Award.  This is the seventh year this award has been issued. 

During the OPSEM opening ceremonies three NACD member companies were recognized for excellence in such areas as Industry Best Practices, Continuous Improvement, Document Verification, Site Verification, Management Commitment, and more.  The winner will be selected and announced on November 29, 2012 at the Association's Annual Business Meeting, in San Diego, California.

The nominees (or finalists) are:

  • Lintech International, headquartered in Macon, Georgia;
  • Mutchler Inc., Pharmaceutical Ingredients, headquartered in Harrington Park, New Jersey; and
  • Tarr, LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. 

In recognizing these companies, Mat Brainerd, NACD's Treasurer and President of Brainerd Chemical Company stated:  "The seventh annual Responsible Distribution Excellence Award will be bestowed to an NACD member company that has exemplified continuous improvement and dedication to Responsible Distribution.  These nominees embody environmental performance, health, safety, and security in the chemical distribution industry and truly represent NACD's membership well in today's challenging times."

Responsible Distribution is NACD's premier environmental, health, safety and security program that is implemented by all of its members and many of its chemical handler affiliates. For more information on Responsible Distribution, go to

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

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SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)