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Northeast Meeting hotel block full - contact NACD
The NACD room block at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court is now full. If you are attending the meeting and are in need of a room from Sept. 23-25, please contact Valerie Esty at

This year's meeting will feature expert speakers on a wide range of key industry topics, including strategic planning, cybersecurity, trucking and more. Tom Searcy of Hunt Big Sales will deliver the keynote presentation on how to quickly grow your business, "Manufacture Your Big Deals for Rapid Growth." View his sneak peek video here and register now!
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NACD announces 8th recipient of annual Responsible Distribution Excellence Award
On Aug. 21 during the ChemEdge opening session, Linden Bulk Transportation received the 2013 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award. In announcing the award, Doug Brown, NACD's treasurer and president/CEO of Brown Chemical Co., Inc. said, "NACD is proud to recognize Linden Bulk Transportation as the eighth recipient of this prestigious award and the first Chemical Handler Affiliate to ever achieve it. Linden Bulk Transportation 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."
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New! NACD's regulatory compliance preferred partners directory
In this increasingly tough regulatory environment, it is imperative for your company to have direct access to the knowledge and information you need to be compliant. NACD is thrilled to introduce its new Regulatory Providers Program, a directory designed specifically for members to easily identify the NACD affiliate that offers the regulatory expertise they need. On our Preferred Providers webpage, you may view a list of our preferred providers by issue area and product/service. To learn more about each company's service offerings and contact information, simply click each company name. Click here to view the directory!
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Learn how the White House executive order on chemical safety and security will impact your business

Please join NACD on at noon EDT on Thursday, Sept. 5 for a webinar on the new White House executive order – Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security. As a response to the fatal West, Texas fire and explosion, which exposed regulatory gaps, this executive order directs federal agencies to enhance coordination and information across the federal government; improve operational coordination with state and local partners; modernize policies, regulations and standards; and work with stakeholders to identify best practices. Christopher Bryant and Kathleen Roberts of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and NACD vice president of regulatory affairs Jennifer Gibson will provide an overview of the executive order, review specific elements that will impact NACD members and discuss how NACD will be involved in the working group process to highlight Responsible Distribution. Click here to register for this free webinar.
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Digital July-September issue of Chemical Distributor now available
The July-Sept. edition of the Chemical Distributor is now available for viewing online and to download! This third quarter issue focuses on Responsible Distribution, featuring articles on the challenges for the 5th Cycle, the benefits of using public warehouses, the importance of strategic planning and more. To view the digital July-Sept Chemical Distributor, please click here. As always, please share this edition with your employees, customers and suppliers to better engage them in the chemical distribution industry. This digital magazine is accessible via desktop computer, tablet or smartphone.
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Chemical Educational Foundation brings professional development to Oregon and Pennsylvania!
During the upcoming week, the Chemical Educational Foundation will be teaming up with members of the chemical industry to bring the You Be The Chemist Essential Elements: educator professional development workshops to the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts! On Monday, Aug. 26, CEF will be hosting a workshop in Washington County, Ore., that will be sponsored by Tarr, LLC and on Wednesday, Aug. 28, CEF will hold a workshop in Bucks County, Pa., sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company.

Essential Elements is a professional development program created by CEF as part of its You Be The Chemist initiatives. Essential Elements is designed to assist K–8 educators — our "essential elements" in education — in teaching chemistry concepts through hands-on learning and connecting those concepts to students' everyday lives. If your company would like more information on how to bring a workshop to your area, visit

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Making the workplace work for multiple generations
Discussions of workplace strategy — aligning how people work with the environment they work in — often focus on places like Apple and Google, and the needs and priorities of the people who work for them. That's understandable, given the prominence of these companies. But what if your company looks and feels more like the bank your grandfather worked for?
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Businesses struggling to find top talent
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The job market may still be tight, but for small business owners looking to hire, it may as well be the booming late 1990s, according to a new survey. A study conducted by staffing company Robert Half International finds small business owners are struggling to find and retain top talent, despite the numbers of people searching for work.
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Why you shouldn't try to build a billion-dollar business
Silicon Valley prays at the altar of the billion-dollar business. And for good reason: These companies define industries. Here's the reality: Almost none of the start-ups currently working away in Silicon Valley will become billion-dollar businesses. And the dirty secret? Most of the founders know this.
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Innovation with purpose
In 1943, with the Allies racing to maintain a technological advantage in World War II, aviation legend Kelly Johnson and his team at Lockheed's Skunk Works designed and developed the P-80 Shooting Star in just 143 days. America's first jet fighter was the result of innovation with purpose. More than 70 years ago, Kelly got it right. When purpose drives innovation, great things happen.
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It doesn’t matter what you do or where you work — everyone is looking for ways to be more productive on the job. But excessive amounts of caffeine and list-making won't get you any closer to reaching peak productivity levels today. So, why are we all so obsessed with productivity?
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National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC)

The National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. (NTTC) represents the tank truck industry before Congress and various federal agencies. Our mission is to champion safety and success in the tank truck community and the people we serve. NTTC’s membership consists of tank truck carriers that specialize in bulk transportation services throughout North America and over 300 vendors that serve our industry.
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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