2016 NACD Annual Report

NACD presents a quick look at the association's accomplishments and accolades in 2016.

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Responsible Distribution is NACD’s mandatory, third-party verified environmental, health, safety & security program where members demonstrate their commitment to continuous performance improvement in every phase of chemical storage, handling, transportation, and disposal.

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Since 1971, NACD has united an international community of distributors and supply-chain partners who formulate, blend, re-package, warehouse, transport, and market chemical products for over 750,000 customers.

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NACD Welcomes House Passage of Regulatory Accountability Act
NACD issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 5, the Regulatory Accountability Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives. In December, NACD joined nearly 380 organizations in a letter of support to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) urging passage of this legislation, which would require regulatory agencies to choose the lowest cost rulemaking alternative when drafting new regulations.
 
NACD Applauds Introduction of Regulatory Accountability Act
NACD President Eric R. Byer issued the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 5, the Regulatory Accountability Act, by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) in the U.S. House of Representatives. In December, NACD joined nearly 380 organizations in a letter of support to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) urging passage of this legislation.
 
NACD Comments on Final EPA RMP Rule
NACD President Eric R. Byer issued the following statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recently finalied Risk Management Program (RMP) rule on requireing facilities handling highly hazardous substances to develop risk management plans.
 
NACD Praises Hours-of-Service Fix in Continuing Resolution
NACD President Eric. R. Byer issued the following statement today lauding Congress for bipartisan passage of the continuing resolution to keep the government funded, which included a provision that will fix the hours-of-service restart provision for the trucking industry.
 
NACD and IWLA Sign Memorandum of Understanding
NACD and the International Warehouse Logistics Association have signed a memorandum of understanding pledging to work towards three main goals: increase cooperation on issues impacting the supply chain; increase mutual awareness of membership issues; and examine ways to expand the services offered by each organization.
 
NACD Attends International Chemical Trade Association Meeting
Recently, members of the International Chemical Trade Association (ICTA) joined together during the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) Annual Meeting in Phoenix to discuss issues critical to the global chemical distribution industry. Although not a current member of ICTA, NACD attended the event as an official observer.
 
Mathew A. Brainerd of Brainerd Chemical Company Inc. Named NACD Distributor of the Year
NACD today named Mathew A. Brainerd, chairman and owner of Brainerd Chemical Company, Inc., the 2016 Distributor of the Year. Recipients of this award demonstrate outstanding commitment to the chemical distribution community and work steadfastly on behalf of NACD and the entire industry.
 
NACD Members Meet in Phoenix for 45th Annual Meeting
The event brings together chemical distribution industry leaders and their suppliers, customers and colleagues to discuss ways to improve business performance, management skills, safety, security and more. High-profile speakers and panelists are discussing issues facing the chemical distribution industry ranging from improving cybersecurity to tackling regulatory challenges before a near record-breaking audience of more than 650 attendees.
 
NACD and ANIQ Sign Memorandum of Understanding
NACD and the Asociación Nacional de la Industria Química (ANIQ), the national chemical industry associations of the United States and Mexico, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreeing to recognize the value of each organization’s environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) programs known as Responsible Distribution and Responsabilidad Integral. The MOU also encompassed best practices, information sharing and additional support.
 

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