NACD Press Release


Bonita Springs, FL
November 12, 2015
Matthew McKinney
703/527-6223 x3074

Tommy Turriff of TLC Ingredients, Inc. Named NACD’s 2015 Distributor of the Year

Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) named Tommy Turriff, President of TLC Ingredients, Inc. the 2015 Distributor of the Year. Individuals selected to receive this award demonstrate outstanding commitment to the chemical distribution community, working steadfastly on behalf of the whole industry and NACD.

Turriff, who is also the NACD Central Region President and a sitting member of the association’s Education Committee, received his award today during the Business Meeting at NACD’s 44th Annual Meeting. NACD President Eric R. Byer said, “TLC has been an upstanding member of NACD for more than a decade. As a small business dedicated to operational excellence and the safety of their employees and surrounding community, it is only fitting that TLC should win this outstanding award today.” 

In presenting the award, Jeanette Glose Partlow, President of Maryland Chemical Company, Inc., and the 2014 Distributor of the Year, spoke highly of Tommy for his ongoing commitment and service to NACD. She stated, “Tommy cares deeply for this organization, giving generously of his time, both business and personal.  He’s always talking about how NACD can help companies, and he’s constantly reaching out to those who aren’t involved. It was my distinct honor and pleasure to present him with the 2015 Distributor of the Year Award.”

TLC Ingredients distributes chemicals and food ingredients across the United States, primarily to the Upper Midwest. Based in Crest Hill, IL, they are committed to responsibly distributing their products through corporate sustainability and to working with suppliers and customers to protect the environment, support employees, and give back to their local community.


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