BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) awarded the association's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award to Charles T. "Chuck" Kellogg, Chairman and CFO of Hubbard-Hall Inc. out of Waterbury, Connecticut. He received his award today during the Business Meeting at NACD's 44th Annual Meeting, the premier chemical distribution industry event of the year. This is only the fifth time in the 44-year history of NACD that this esteemed award has been given.
Kellogg has dedicated much of his career to the betterment of the chemical distribution industry. He previously served on the NACD Investment Committee, as an officer in the Northeast Region, and as NACD Chairman. In 1996, Kellogg won NACD's esteemed Distributor of the Year award.
During his 56 years with Hubbard-Hall, Kellogg has guided the family business through such remarkable events as the leveraged buyback of the company's Industrial Chemical Division in 1966 and provided a continuity of leadership, values and vision that have helped the company, established in 1849, grow and thrive as a respected partner for customers, suppliers, employees and the surrounding communities.
Hubbard-Hall Inc. develops, services and supplies its own line of specialty chemicals for surface finishing applications to manufacturers in New England, New Jersey and New York. The family business serves a wide array of customers in aerospace, commercial printing, water treatment and the military.
Roger Harris, president and CEO of Producers Chemical, immediate past chairman of NACD, and the previous recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, said, "Chuck has been a pillar in the chemical distribution community for decades. His dedication to our industry is demonstrated through his service within the NACD organization as well as his drive to be a mentor to up-and-coming leaders in our industry. I'm honored to be able to call Chuck a dear friend, and I'm proud to present him with this distinguished award."
NACD and its 440 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.
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SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)