Advancing Stewardship, Creating Connections

Serving a critical industry, and the customers it supplies and supports.

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.

NACD Responsible Reflections
Member Center

NACD is the leading organization representing the business of chemical distribution. It continues to expand and improve membership services. Whether you are a chemical distributor, warehouse, manufacturer, transporter or service provider to these firms, you can find value at NACD.

Government Advocacy

NACD works with its members to promote sensible laws and regulations.

Responsible Distribution

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.


NACD’s events bring you speakers that will enhance your business with their expertise. Renowned speakers from industry and government alike grace our programs and visit with our attendees at networking events too.

Upcoming Events

Chemical Security Summit
Jul 22, 2014
Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore MD

Webinar: Chemical Safety and Security Executive Order – One Year Later
Jul 31, 2014

Webinar: ChemEdge 101
Aug 07, 2014

ChemEdge 2014
Aug 19, 2014
Omni Nashville, Nashville, TN

Responsible Distribution Workshop
Aug 19, 2014
Omni Nashville, Nashville, TN

Northeast Region Meeting
Sep 22, 2014
The Seaview Hotel, Galloway, NJ

43rd Annual Meeting
Nov 17, 2014
The Westin Kierland Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

NACD News/Highlights

NACD Members Have Outsized Presence on ICIS Top 100 List
Every year, ICIS Chemical Business publishes a list of the top companies in the chemical distribution industry based on financial data, number of facilities, and other factors. This week, the publication released its 2014 ICIS Top 100 issue. Stacked with industry heavyweights, this list demonstrates the overarching economic impact chemical distribution has around the world. One of the most striking, yet not surprising, elements of the list is the significant number of NACD member companies included.

ICIS Unveils Top 100 Chemical Distributors in 2014
The 2014 ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors list is now available! The report indicates that industry leaders continue to grow and adapt to the challenges of a fragile recovery in mature economies and a slowdown in many Asian countries. Be sure to click the link in the top left corner of the PDF to see the full report.

Chemical Industry Representatives Flock to NACD’s ChemEdge Conference

NACD Announces Responsible Distribution Excellence Award Finalists

NACD Lauds Passage of Transportation Funding Legislation

NACD Commends House Transportation Funding Legislation

NACD Welcomes Bipartisan CFATS Legislation Passage in House