Brenntag North America, Inc. headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania is the recipient of NACD’s 2010 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award, the National Association of Chemical Distributors announced today.
Brenntag North America, Inc., a member of the Association for 25 years, was recognized by NACD today during the Association’s annual Operations Seminar and Trade Show (OPSEM) in Austin, Texas for demonstrating outstanding performance in its Responsible Distribution program. David Garner, Vice President of Operations for Brenntag North America, Inc. and Shawn Wiram, Director of Safety, Health & Environment for Brenntag North America, Inc. were present to receive the award.
In announcing the award Bruce Schechinger, NACD’s Chairman of the Board and President of BHS Marketing LLC said, “NACD is proud to recognize Brenntag North America, Inc. as the 5th recipient of this award. Their commitment to process improvement, their involvement in the local community, and the education of their employees have established them as high achievers. Brenntag North America, Inc. is an outstanding example of Responsible Distribution in action.”
In accepting the award, Garner commented, “Brenntag considers it a privilege and honor to be the recipient of NACD’s 2010 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award as this process serves as the fundamental principle on which Brenntag conducts business on a daily basis. Our personnel are dedicated to the on-going implementation of Responsible Distribution. We believe this process brings value to not only our organization, but to our customers and suppliers as well. Responsible Distribution is also recognized by outside organizations as a viable demonstration of our commitment to sustainability. In addition, we believe that Responsible Distribution provides a standardized operating approach within our industry and has truly raised the bar in member company performance requirements. The NACD is to be commended for their leadership in the development and implementation of Responsible Distribution. “
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 www.nacd.com/dist_process/