NACD Presents Annual Responsible Distribution Excellence Award to Tarr, LLC

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tarr, LLC is the recipient of NACD's 2012 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award, the National Association of Chemical Distributors announced today.

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In announcing the award, Andrew Skipp, NACD's Chairman and President/CEO of Hubbard-Hall Inc. said, "NACD is proud to recognize Tarr, LLC as the 7th recipient of this prestigious award. Tarr embodies excellent performance in EHS&S in the chemical distribution industry and truly represents NACD well in these challenging times. They exemplify the high standards required by Responsible Distribution."

In accepting the award, Skip Tarr, President of Tarr, LLC commented, "Considering the quality of the NACD membership it's a high honor to be considered amongst the best.  The employees at Tarr, LLC for years have embraced the guiding principles of Responsible Distribution.  They're committed to doing their part to maintain a safe work environment and protect the communities in which they live.  This award is further acknowledgment of their efforts.  I am very appreciative that NACD has singled out Tarr, LLC to receive the Responsible Distribution Excellence Award!"  

Tarr, LLC operates across the Western United State with its rail, bulk storage and packaging capabilities at its Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona facilities. Tarr specializes in meeting customer specific needs and offers high purity packaging capabilities. In addition, Tarr has warehousing capabilities in the Los Angeles and Seattle areas. Primary product lines include solvents and surfactants. The company, with 75 employees, operates its own fleet of trucks and delivers roughly 90% of its orders. All Tarr operations are also ISO 9001 certified. Tarr is a charter member of the Omni-Chem alliance.

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 http://www.nacd.com/dist_process/.

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: Lucinda Schofer, 1-301-767-7429, lschofer@nacd.com

SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)



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