Congressman Austin Scott Tours Georgia Chemical Distributor Lintech International LLC

Oct 25, 2012, 10:57 ET from National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)

MACON, Ga., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lintech International LLC received a visit yesterday from U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA). Lintech International is a member company in good standing with the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). The Lintech leadership team and employees welcomed their U.S. Representative with a tour of the distribution facility and operations, a discussion of the legislative and regulatory issues facing the company, and a community reception with area elected-officials, the Macon Economic Development Commission and industrial park business representatives. "We really appreciated Rep. Scott coming to visit Lintech International and allowing us to demonstrate for him the benefits of Responsible Distribution in maintaining a safe, effective and responsible chemical distribution supply chain," commented Dennis Gillespie, President, Lintech International.


Congressman Scott acknowledged Lintech's history of growth, and discussed safety measures undertaken 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 chemical distribution industry.

"It was an honor to meet the leaders and employees of Lintech International today," said Congressman Scott. "It is great to talk with people about their jobs in Georgia firsthand and learn about Responsible Distribution. I will continue to work in Washington to ensure business friendly environments that allow companies like Lintech to grow."

Lintech International LLC is a consultative technical sales and distribution business focused on providing innovative material technologies to advanced materials, composites, plastics, adhesives and coatings markets. Lintech represents a wide range of resins, curatives, additives, pigments and fillers from innovative leading global manufacturers, and offers a variety of product solutions for challenging application requirements. Lintech was founded in 1983 and is a 2012 nominee for the seventh annual NACD Responsible Distribution Award.

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  NACD's Responsible Distribution® is a registered trademark of the Association.

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SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)