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2014-07-30 16:21:42

ARLINGTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) submitted comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its proposed rule titled "Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food." The proposed rule would establish requirements for shippers, carriers by motor vehicle and rail vehicle, and receivers engaged in the transportation of food to use sanitary practices to ensure the safety of the food they...

2014-07-23 16:22:13

ARLINGTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ChemEdge, the annual operations conference hosted by the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) designed specifically for the chemical distribution industry, will officially kick off in Nashville, Tenn. on August 19-22. With near-record attendance expected, the supercharged event will deliver its most robust educational and training program yet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO The...

2014-07-15 16:24:06

ARLINGTON, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representative's resoundingly bipartisan approval today of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO "NACD praises House leadership, bill sponsor Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), and cosponsor Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) for making our nation's federal...

2014-07-10 16:21:08

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) issued the following statement on the House Ways and Means Committee's approval today of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, sponsored by Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.): http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO "NACD applauds Chairman Camp and cosponsor Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the House Transportation and...

2014-07-08 20:20:49

ARLINGTON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that would provide a three-year authorization for the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, which aims to safeguard chemical facilities from the threat of terrorist attack. The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) welcomes this legislative victory and encourages the Senate to approve similar legislation to ensure the security of...

2014-06-27 12:23:11

ARLINGTON, Va., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) toured Brainerd Chemical Company to learn how the family-owned business is creating jobs and working to ensure their facilities and the local community are safe through programs like Responsible Distribution(®). Brainerd Chemical Company is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO "Having...

2014-06-06 12:21:45

ARLINGTON, Va., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) visited TLC Ingredients to learn more about their business and the chemical distribution industry, the positive economic contributions and jobs created by the company in his district, and how programs they implement, like NACD's Responsible Distribution®, help to make the industry and local community safer. TLC Ingredients is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical...

2014-05-12 16:23:49

ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) today joined the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Infrastructure Security Compliance Division and other industry stakeholders at a ceremony celebrating the 750(th) site security plan (SSP) approval under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO Created in 2007 to ensure the security of...

2014-05-08 12:23:46

ARLINGTON, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) gladly welcomes six new members and affiliates to its ranks, increasing the association's representation to nearly 430 companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO "NACD continues to encourage broad participation in our membership and the addition of these companies to our association is a testament to this outreach," said NACD President Eric R. Byer....

2014-05-01 12:25:39

ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) today concluded its 2014 Washington Fly-In in record fashion, as more than 80 industry leaders gathered in the nation's capital to educate their lawmakers on issues like Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform and multi-year Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program authorization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO Among other...


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