ARLINGTON, Va., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seeler Industries, Inc. received a visit from U.S. Representative Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) yesterday at its Joliet, Illinois headquarters. Seeler Industries, Inc. is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). Rep. Lipinski met with Executive Vice President, Steve Seeler, company leaders and employees to acknowledge the chemical distribution industry's vital role in Illinois and the U.S. national economy, and learn more about chemical transportation through Responsible Distribution.
"It was an honor to host Congressman Lipinski at Seeler Industries," said Mr. Seeler. "We are particularly interested in his work in Congress because of his interest in rail transportation. I am proud that Mr. Lipinski supports the work of chemical distributors as a critical component of the nation's economy."
Congressman Lipinski is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He also serves on the new Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, a special panel established to make recommendations on how to improve the nation's freight system to make it safer and more efficient.
"It's important to me to hear the concerns of our local businesses, particularly the industries that transport goods that improve our quality of life, create jobs, and support our country's economic recovery," Rep. Lipinski said. "I'm glad I could meet with the people of Seeler Industries and hear their thoughts about how we can work together to grow their business and make the Third Congressional District of Illinois an even better place to live and work."
Seeler Industries, Inc. is an ISO 9001 certified distributor of specialty, intermediate, and commodity chemicals. Seeler Industries operates 3 River Terminals, a for-hire chemical terminal facility, providing services in blending, on-site laboratory, storage, transfer, packaging and shipping to the chemical industry. Founded in 1978, Seeler Industries, Inc. is a family-owned business headquartered in Joliet, Illinois.
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 seven 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, a third-party verified management practice established in 1991 as a condition of membership. For additional information on our members, their safety record or NACD, visit NACD at www.nacd.com.
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SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)