NACD's ChemEdge Selling Out Exhibit Hall; Strong Program Draws Stellar Attendance

Jul 22, 2013, 14:28 ET from National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)

ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ChemEdge, the operations conference hosted by the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) designed specifically for the chemical distribution industry, is set to deliver its most high-powered, cutting edge program yet. Due to a sold-out Exhibit Hall, booths have been added to the Trade Show floor to accommodate demand, and registration numbers are at a steady climb. The conference will feature a great slate of speakers, including a keynote by John Hamilton, author of KEEP Negotiating, and educational sessions to help attendees manage complex regulatory and Responsible Distribution and other business issues affecting chemical distribution.


"Year over year, this conference has been dedicated to the operations employees on the ground that keep our member chemical distribution businesses running smoothly and safely," stated Chris Jahn, President, NACD. "Attendees of ChemEdge will enhance their core competencies, bringing home valuable information to improve their businesses."

Kelly McCabe, Vice President, Operations for Ideal Chemical & Supply Co., and Chairman of the ChemEdge Committee, notes, "The rebranding of OPSEM to ChemEdge demonstrates the conference's position as the leading operations conference in the industry. Companies attend ChemEdge to receive the vital, cutting-edge training they need to compete in the industry."

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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

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SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)