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NACD Press Release

Arlington, VA
May 20, 2019

Matthew McKinney
(703) 527-6223 x3074

NACD Welcomes Echo Chemical Exchange as New Strategic Partner

Arlington, VA – Today, National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) President and CEO Eric R. Byer issued the following statement welcoming Echo Chemical Exchange as a strategic partner of the association under an agreement to last through May 2021.

“NACD is pleased to announce Echo Chemical Exchange as a new strategic partner for the next two years. Echo’s premier e-commerce chemical vendor platform will give NACD members access to a private online network whereby they can sell products. This platform facilitates the buying and selling of chemicals within a centralized online industry marketplace—reducing distributors’ costs while ensuring that product stewardship is maintained throughout the process."

“This partnership will enable NACD distributor members to gain first access to Echo’s new online platform, helping our members to expand their customer base while further improving the customer experience. We’re proud to call Echo a strategic partner, and we look forward to building upon this cooperation to bring additional value to members of our association.”


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