ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) announced Webb Chemical Service Corporation as the winner of the 2014 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award at this year's ChemEdge conference, the premier operation and management event for the chemical distribution industry hosted by NACD. Each year, the award is given to the NACD member or affiliate company who most embodies the ideals of NACD's Responsible Distribution® program.
In announcing the award, Doug Brown, NACD's Treasurer and President/CEO of Brown Chemical Co., Inc. said, "NACD is thrilled to recognize Webb Chemical Service Corporation as the ninth recipient of this prestigious award. Webb Chemical embodies excellent performance in EHS&S in the chemical distribution industry and shows clear dedication to a high level of customer satisfaction. They exemplify the high standards required by Responsible Distribution."
Webb Chemical CEO Brad Hilleary said, "Webb Chemical is honored to receive this outstanding award. We were blown away to be considered and completely humbled to receive it. Everyone at Webb understands what Responsible Distribution is and we live it every day. Webb's vision is to grow value for our customers, employees, owners, and community. This can only be achieved when we do things the right way, the safe way, the responsible way. This is especially a nice recognition in our 50th year of business. Thank you NACD for choosing Webb Chemical Service Corporation to receive this year's Responsible Distribution Excellence Award!"
Webb Chemical is a leading, full-service chemical distributor in Western Michigan with a stocking location in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Webb Chemical has been an NACD member since 2001. It has bulk storage capacity of over 280,000 gallons consisting of both indoor and outdoor tanks for organic and inorganic chemicals. Webb Chemical handles multiple products in rail such as alcohols, chlor-alkalis, ketones, acetates and acids. It also has more than 110,000 square feet of warehouse storage for liquid and dry chemicals, and the capability of storing flammable and temperature sensitive chemicals.
Responsible Distribution is NACD's premier environmental, health, safety and security program that is implemented by all of its members and many of its chemical handler affiliates. For more information on Responsible Distribution, go to http://www.nacd.com/rd/about.
NACD and its nearly 430 member companies are vital to the chemical supply chain, delivering products every eight seconds 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.