BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) named Tommy Turriff, President of TLC Ingredients, Inc. the 2015 Distributor of the Year. Individuals selected to receive this award demonstrate outstanding commitment to the chemical distribution community, working steadfastly on behalf of the whole industry and NACD.
Turriff, who is also the NACD Central Region President and a sitting member of the association's Education Committee, received his award today during the Business Meeting at NACD's 44th Annual Meeting. NACD President Eric R. Byer said, "TLC has been an upstanding member of NACD for more than a decade. As a small business dedicated to operational excellence and the safety of their employees and surrounding community, it is only fitting that TLC should win this outstanding award today."
In presenting the award, Jeanette Glose Partlow, President of Maryland Chemical Company, Inc., and the 2014 Distributor of the Year, spoke highly of Turriff for his ongoing commitment and service to NACD. She stated, "Tommy cares deeply for this organization, giving generously of his time, both business and personal. He's always talking about how NACD can help companies, and he's constantly reaching out to encourage others to get involved. It was my distinct honor and pleasure to present him with the 2015 Distributor of the Year Award."
TLC Ingredients distributes chemicals and food ingredients across the United States, primarily to the Upper Midwest. Based in Crest Hill, IL, 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.
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)