ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, TLC Ingredients, Inc. gave Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) a tour of their facility to show him the value and safety of chemical distribution companies that participate in programs like NACD Responsible Distribution®, the National Association of Chemical Distributors' (NACD) mandatory third-party-verification environmental, health, safety, and security program. TLC Ingredients is a member in good standing of the association.
"We enjoyed having Congressman Hultgren meet our team and tour our facility today," said TLC Ingredients President Tommy Turriff. "It is critical that our policymakers understand how chemical distribution works and the positive economic impact distributors generate in their local communities and across the nation. His interest in our industry and programs like Responsible Distribution demonstrate his commitment to ensuring a business environment that stimulates economic growth and creates jobs."
"It was a pleasure touring TLC Ingredients this afternoon and learning about their work as they hire workers and grow their operations right here in the 14th District—all the while ensuring the safety and security of the community through Responsible Distribution," said Congressman Hultgren. "Seeing the chemical distribution process firsthand and learning how companies like TLC Ingredients contribute to the great state of Illinois helps inform my work in Congress pursuing legislation to provide greater economic opportunity for all Americans."
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.
For more information, visit www.tlcingredients.com.
NACD and its nearly 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)