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Calling All Labs for the ChemEdge Spotlight Pavilion!
Does your company work with a laboratory for testing and other lab needs? Let us know. We'd love to showcase the lab in our Spotlight Pavilion in the ChemEdge Expo Hall on Aug. 19-22. Each lab will receive its own tabletop to promote and display its services to all ChemEdge attendees. If your company works with a laboratory, please contact Roselle Foley at as soon as possible.
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HAZCOM2012 Implementation: Building Blocks or Stumbling Blocks?
With less than a year to go until OSHA's deadline for labeling and SDS's under the new HAZCOM 2012 standard, the chemical industry is realizing this is a much bigger deal than was once thought. Emily Walter from ICC Compliance Center will lead a general session at ChemEdge 2014, discussing some of the difficulties encountered when creating new labels and SDS's based on the updated classifications, and she'll compare differences between the new and old systems. Help your company ease the HAZCOM 2012 Implementation by joining us Aug. 19-22 at the Omni Nashville. Check out the complete schedule and register for ChemEdge today!
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Announcement: NACD Lock Box Closing
Please alert your accounting department that the NACD lock box will be closing. From now on, please send all checks and mail to our physical address: 1560 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100, Arlington, VA 22209. If you have questions, please contact Randy Schlegel at
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Last Chance to Register for the Northeast Region Lunch
Developing and implementing a crisis response plan is the key to managing your company's reputation during an emergency situation. Keep your company's reputation intact by joining your fellow NACD members at the Northeast Region lunch at Legal Seafood Harborside in Boston from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. on June 11. During lunch, Shirleen Laubenthal from AIG will share information on the key components needed to develop and implement a good crisis response plan, how to implement your plan, and how to communicate with the public, and examples of successful crisis responses. Sign up today!
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Regulatory Compliance Preferred Provider Spotlight

NACD's Regulatory Compliance Preferred Providers offer experts who can help you make sense of the myriad of regulations affecting the industry. In this section, we will highlight one of our Regulatory Compliance Preferred Providers so you may take advantage of their services and expertise.

Environmental Resource Center
Environmental Resource Center, a full-service environmental and safety consulting firm, has served the needs of private industry and government since 1981. Environmental Resource Center uses a three-pronged approach to compliance assistance: consulting, training and publications. The firm has more than 25 years of experience in conducting environmental audits, site assessments, and training programs for clients in industry, academia, and government. Environmental Resource Center also obtains environmental permits and writes environmental and safety plans and procedures for a wide variety of clients.

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GHS Compliant Labeling Solutions

NeuraLabel 500e is an SAP Partner, GLM integrated solution for GHS/DOT/WHIMS compliant drum labels. With NeuraLabel 500e’s 4-color, on-demand labeling and global label management integration, you can ensure you properly label materials, increase your operational flexibility and eliminate inventories.
Tote, ISO, Offshore Tank Container Sales & Rental

Hoover rents and sells tote containers, transport frames, offshore containers, intermodal (ISO) tank containers and related equipment for the storage and transportation of chemicals, liquids and fluids. Hoover provides a full range of services including equipment rental, sales, reconditioning, tank cleaning, recertification and GPS asset tracking and tank level monitoring services.

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New Challenges. New Risks. New Science.

For more than two decades UL has provided ANSI accredited certification services for drinking water treatment chemicals. UL’s experience, knowledge and dedicated staff provides municipalities’ the confidence that UL Classified treatment chemicals will meet the health effects requirements of NSF Standard 60.


Register Today for the Biggest National Challenge Ever!
Register today to join the Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF) and your fellow industry members at the 2014 National You Be The Chemist Challenge® & Celebration Dinner in Philadelphia on June 23! This year's competition and Celebration Dinner will have the highest attendance in Challenge history — and registration is still open! Join us to watch 30 bright middle school students compete in front of larger-than-ever crowds to prove they have what it takes to be the 2014 National You Be The Chemist Challenge® Champion.

Registration for both events can be completed online, or you may download a printable version and return it by email or fax (703-527-7747) by June 13. Please contact Molly Snyder with registration and/or accommodation inquiries.

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A Surprising Quality Every Leader Needs
This quality is a little off the beaten leadership path. When you think of exceptional leaders, your mind normally runs to qualities like charisma, integrity, self-discipline, executive presence, exemplary communications skills, and so on. But this rarely discussed quality is arguably as essential as any of them. The one surprising quality every leader needs? The hide of an armadillo.
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What the Future of Work Looks Like
TheMIX via Fortune
While workers are becoming more and more mobile and entrepreneurial, traditional organizations are becoming less appealing. Here are seven powerful models for work that aim to redefine the traditional organization.
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65 awesome stats that will make you better at recruiting and retention
HR Morning
The dirty work's been done for you. Numerous reports and studies have been scoured, and the best findings have been delivered to you on a silver platter. The folks at, a recruitment agency review site, aggregated the results of the best newly published research on talent acquisition and retention, and served their findings up in a helpful infographic.
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5 business expenses you can easily reduce
Under 30 CEO
Are your business expenses starting to spiral? Are you starting to get worried about your business' future? Don't panic. Small changes in everyday practices can make a dramatic impact on your company's finances. Here are five areas where you can start making improvements ASAP.
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