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Emerging Technologies: Applications for the Chemical Industry

  • Thursday, September 28, 2023 | Noon - 1:00 pm (ET)

Since the turn of this century, there have been some rapid advances in computing and information technology that are starting to reshape the chemical distribution industry. These advances range from artificial intelligence to connected devices and from blockchain to robotics. Do these offer any opportunities for innovation and growth in our industry? Absolutely! In this webinar, Tinium's Nishant Dass will cover some of the most fundamental and transformative technologies that are going to impact every single sector of the economy. After an overview, Nishant will lead a discussion on the specific applications that can benefit the chemical distribution industry.

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Thank you CellMark USA, LLC and Barentz North America for sponsoring this webinar.


Product Segregation in Warehouses

  • Thursday, October 5, 2023 | Noon - 1:00 pm (ET)

This webinar will focus on segregation of chemical substances and products in warehouses and storage areas. Peter F. Downing of Environment and Safety Solutions, Inc. will look at the various regulations and standards governing segregation practices, including the Clean Air Act General Duty Clause. Having identified the regulations governing segregation, how to determine what can be stored together and what must be separated will also be examined.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify and implement the various regulations and standards governing segregation practices.
  • Participants will be able to assess the chemical inventory to group compatible chemicals and segregate chemicals that are incompatible.
  • Participants will be able to implement segregation practices to their individual facilities

NACD is partnering with Strategic Partner, Environment & Safety Solutions, Inc. to offer this session.

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Top Tips for Tank Telemetry Program Success

  • Thursday, October 12, 2023 | Noon - 1:00 pm (ET)

Chemical plants and distributors are increasingly investing in tank telemetry to drive efficiency, profit, and increased safety. However, understanding the ROI, getting off the ground, or even optimizing an existing telemetry program can require sometimes unfamiliar expertise. In this session, Adam Meek of Anova will examine how to avoid the pitfalls, increase the safety of your operation, and maximize returns from your tank telemetry program.

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Thank you Chemisphere, an IPG Company and Riteks, Inc. for sponsoring this webinar.


Driving Strategic Value Through Sustainability

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2023 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm (ET)

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and sustainability are becoming an expected part of strategic decision-making conversations for many companies and organizations. Accountability is key and as consumer expectations and reporting requirements have continued to evolve, environmental issues are increasingly requiring data to measure and evaluate progress. So, what does this mean for supply chains? And how can companies and organizations help ensure their sustainability strategy drives long-term value for their business and makes a positive impact on the planet?

In this session, Rachel Schwalbach and Becker Meylor of C.H. Robinson will cover ESG and sustainability trends and best practices and discuss challenges and areas of opportunity for companies and organizations who are working to build more efficient and resilient supply chains.

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Thank you Gulf Coast Chemical, LLC for sponsoring this webinar.


Navigating the International Logistics Challenges

  • Wednesday, November 29, 2023 | Noon - 1:00 pm (ET)

Join Noushin Shamsili, Shirin Swanson, and Farid Tahvildari of NUCO Logistics, Inc. for an informative webinar that provides valuable insights into the worldwide logistics sector and offers guidance on how to overcome its challenges while capitalizing on its opportunities. You will learn about the latest trends and issues affecting international trade, such as supply chain disruptions, trade regulations, sustainability, and digital transformation. You will also get practical tips and best practices for managing your logistics operations effectively and efficiently in a complex and dynamic environment. This session will feature insights and best practices from experts in the field, followed by a Q & A session.

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Safer Chemical Storage

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | Noon - 1:00 pm (ET)

Storing incompatible chemicals together can inadvertently pose hazards, so it is important to always have your chemical storage records up to date. Not only can incorrectly stored chemicals cause a fire or explosion, but they can also result in significant health issues for your team and the wider community.

In this webinar, join Chemwatch Americas' Paul Benbow, Tom Hasse, and Augusta "Gusty" Brinley, as they discuss the following:

  • Regulatory requirements for chemical storage.
  • Whether or not a register or manifest is needed.
  • What information should be included.
  • How to determine what items can be stored together, or which ones need to be stored separately.
  • Where to find the information and reports needed to be able to stay compliant.

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Thank you Chemsolv, an IPG Company for sponsoring this webinar.


Globally Compliant GHS SDS and Labeling Content for Products

  • Thursday, December 7, 2023 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm (ET)

This webinar will increase your understanding about how to harmonize your product Safety Data Sheet and labeling content to meet the requirements of global markets. Shipping globally has many challenges, especially in emerging markets where there is a large need for products, but evolving regulations with varying levels of harmonization with the Globally Harmonized System. Join Harry Favre, of Environmental Resource Center, for a discussion on the major requirements for GHS compliant labels and SDSs, ways to stay alert to the evolving nature of product compliance in each country, and how to work with regulatory officials around the world.

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