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Upcoming Events
Learn more about and register for these upcoming events!
  • Sept. 28: Central Region Lunch
  • Oct. 1: Western Region Lunch
  • Oct. 1: Webinar – TSCA 2016 CDR Reporting
  • Oct. 8: Webinar – EPA ChemView
  • Oct. 11-16: Duke Leadership Program
  • Oct. 29: Webinar: Chemical Safety and Security Executive Order Update
  • Nov. 9-12: Annual Meeting
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    Last Chance to Register: Central and Western Region Lunches
    There are only a few days left to sign up for the Central and Western Region Lunches! Please join your fellow Central and Western Region members at a networking lunch next week on Monday, Sept. 28, in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Oct. 1 in Los Angeles, respectively. Each lunch will feature a guest speaker. Register today by emailing Donna Thomas at dthomas@nacd.com.
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    Annual Meeting Hotel Rooms Selling Out — Overflow Hotel Available
    Hotel rooms are going quickly for Annual Meeting! The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point is officially sold out for the night of Monday, Nov. 9. While there are rooms still available for the remaining dates of the meeting, we do have accommodations reserved at the Hyatt Place Coconut Point. Please visit our Annual Meeting Hotel & Travel Web page to book your reservations and don't forget to register for Annual Meeting!
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    New Responsible Distribution Resources Just Added!
    Have you checked out the Responsible Distribution Resources page recently? Nearly 30 new sample forms, policies, templates, checklists, and more have been added to the "Documents" tab! Just click on the "General" or code specific headings.
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    PRODUCT SHOWCASE
      GHS-Compliant Labeling Solutions

    NeuraLabel Printing Solutions provides SAP, GLM integrated solutions for GHS/DOT/WHIMS compliant labels. With 4-color, on demand label production you can increase your operational flexibility, reduce your operating costs and eliminate inventories of pre-printed labels.
     


    Last Call for Nominations for the 2015 NACD Distributor of the Year
    Every year at Annual Meeting, NACD recognizes one NACD distributor member company employee as the NACD Distributor of the Year for his or her leadership and achievement in the industry. We are accepting nominations for the award until Monday, Sept. 28. Please submit your nomination, including a brief statement on why you believe your nominee should be considered, to Lucinda Schofer at lschofer@nacd.com.
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    Upcoming Regulatory Webinars
    NACD has confirmed three upcoming free regulatory webinars this October! Mark your calendar for 2016 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) under TSCA – What You Need to Know on Oct. 1, EPA ChemView-- How to Obtain Information on Chemicals Regulated under TSCA on Oct. 8, and Chemical Safety and Security Executive Order Update on Oct. 29. Each webinar will take place at Noon EDT.
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    NACD U Courses: Environmental and Waste Disposal
    NACD's new online training center, NACD U, features more than 70 courses on issues that impact your day-to-day operations. Learn how to dispose of waste effectively in an environmentally suitable and EPA compliant manner with our HAZWOPER courses. Take a course today!
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      PRODUCT SHOWCASES
    Customer Driver Logistics

    Lansdale Warehouse is a family-owned-and-operated logistics provider located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. Lansdale Warehouse has furnished comprehensive logistics services in a public and contract environment for both national and international customers who require access to the United States markets. Our "Customer Driven Logistics"™ principle means your needs as a customer are our primary focus.
    Top Quality Equipment - Auction Values

    Hilco Industrial is a leading global presence in the used chemical equipment market. We have hundreds of pieces of chemical processing equipment available at upcoming auctions and private sales, including:

    • Bulk Material Storage &
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    • Tanks & Vessels
    • Powder Processing
    • Reactors
    • Chillers
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    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.


    CHEMICAL EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION (CEF)


    You Be The Chemist Challenge® Organizer Conference
    Thanks to all who attended last week's You Be The Chemist Challenge® Organizer Conference in Alexandria, Virginia! After hearing so many great ideas shared and discussed, the CEF staff is even more excited for the 2015-2016 Challenge cycle! We'll be posting photos from the meeting to our Facebook page over the next few weeks.

    To find out more about how to get involved in the You Be The Chemist Challenge®, visit our website or contact challenge@chemed.org.

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    GENERAL BUSINESS INTEREST


    7 Healthy Habits That Maximize Your Productivity Every Day
    Entrepreneur
    Entrepreneurs usually keep a densely packed schedule that fits as much work as possible into their waking hours. There’s always something else to be done and more you’d like to achieve, so how do you keep your day running efficiently without being overrun by the demands on your time?
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    PRODUCT SHOWCASE
      2016 ERGs Available for Pre-Order

    J. J. Keller is your source for 2016 Emergency Response Guidebooks. Pre-order your 2016 ERG and save. Reserve your copies at up to 20% off 2012 edition. Offer expires 10/31/15. ERGs will be shipped in early 2016. You won’t be billed until your order ships. Order now!
     


    As 2016 Draws Near, Which Way Is Your Company Heading?
    By Pamela Wasley
    The best business owners know the time to be thinking about the future of your company is now. Business may be booming today, but it's important to be considering the next steps you'll take in continuing to ensure success for you and your employees. It's good to stop and take stock of what really matters: How will you keep your business moving forward in a positive direction in the next 12 months? When faced with this question, business owners usually explore three options.
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    Good People Make Good Leaders
    The Washington Post
    Fred Kiel, author of "Return on Character: The Real Reason Leaders and Their Companies Win," conducted a seven-year study of more than 100 CEOs, their companies and 8,500 of their employees. What he found was that leaders of strong character achieved up to five times the return on assets as did leaders of weak character.
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    5 Ways Your Business May Be Violating Employment Law
    AllBusiness.com
    Employment law, for a lot of business owners, is more procedural than behavior defining. We file the forms, pay the taxes, buy insurance, and then just treat our staff with the respect we'd treat anyone. And for the most part that's fine; a decent person doesn't force people to work overtime for no extra pay, or work through their break. But, as it turns out, some pretty common demands may actually violate labor law.
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    Think Inside The Box To Optimize Performance
    By Hank Boyer
    Performance management is all about helping people achieve their potential. Regardless of their function, all employees in your organization can be placed into the BARP-COTT Box. First, let's take a closer look at the box, and what each portion means. Then, we'll figure out some strategies for dealing with each employee type. Ultimately, you are the one who manages them, so how you handle each is up to you, but it's important to know where they fall.
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