SOURCE: National Association of Chemical Distributors

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July 17, 2015 13:02 ET

NACD Member Columbus Chemical Industries Welcomes Rep. Grothman to Facility

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - July 17, 2015) - Today, Columbus Chemical Industries (CCI) opened the doors of their Columbus, WI, facility to Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) to show him the value and safety of chemical distribution companies that participate in programs like NACD Responsible Distribution®, the National Association of Chemical Distributors' (NACD) mandatory third-party-verification environmental, health, safety, and security program. Columbus Chemical is a member in good standing of the association.

"We were honored to have Congressman Grothman meet our team and tour our facility today," said Columbus Chemical Industries President and CEO Randy Eppli. "During his visit, we were able to share with Congressman Grothman the need for policies that reduce government red tape while at the same time continue to ensure the safety of our employees, communities and environment."

"I was glad to tour Columbus Chemical today and learn about their efforts to create jobs while ensuring safety and security in the surrounding community through Responsible Distribution," said Congressman Grothman. "Seeing how the chemical distribution process works and learning how companies like Columbus Chemical contribute to the Wisconsin economy will help me advance legislation that helps put more Americans back to work."

As a specialty chemical company, CCI focuses on the needs of its customers by providing customized, engineered, and high-purity products for industries as diverse as semiconductor, medical device, energy, biotech, and industrial manufacturing. CCI fulfills its vision of "Delivering Solutions through Chemistry" by partnering with customers to understand specific needs, developing unique chemical solutions, and then producing products under stringent quality assurance standards. CCI's team is very proud of the recognition they regularly receive for employee safety, environmentally conscious practices, and active involvement in community events. For more information, visit www.columbuschemical.com.

NACD and its nearly 440 member companies are vital to the chemical supply chain providing products to over 750,000 end users. NACD members are leaders in health, safety, security, and environmental performance through implementation of Responsible Distribution, established in 1991 as a condition of membership and a third-party-verified management practice. For more information, visit www.NACD.com.

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