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The Annual Meeting is only 3 weeks away! Register now before you miss your chance!
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This year's Annual Meeting promises to be one of the best programs yet. We have a packed schedule of speakers and events, including former Governor of Minnesota and former Republican Presidential Candidate Tim Pawlenty at our Tuesday morning General Session and more. These thought-provoking and interactive sessions are crucial for your leadership team.

The deadline to register for the Annual Meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 14. After this date you must register on-site, and any registrations after this date will not appear on the attendee list. Don't hesitate — register NOW! MORE

Participate today in NAW's 'Facing the Forces of Change' survey
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Wholesale distribution industry executives are strongly encouraged to participate right away in the NAW's brand-new "Facing the Forces of Change" survey. Click here and select the questionnaire for the function that best aligns with your area of responsibility. Your participation is greatly appreciated in this important research for the wholesale distribution industry. More

Continuous GHS Labels On Demand
NeuraLabel Printer can be your solution for GHS and DOT compliant drum labels. You can properly label barrels and increase operational flexibility by printing both small and large jobs on continuous media. Labels range from 5” to 48”. You’ll have one-pass 4-color digital printing, full automation and solid reliability.

Open conference call next Tuesday — Responsible Distribution Mentoring Program
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Mark your calendar for a free conference call on Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. Eastern, to learn more about the Responsible Distribution Mentoring Program and upcoming events! Doug Kutz, the Responsible Distribution Mentor, and Mike Lang, vice president, Responsible Distribution, will discuss how you can take advantage of this valuable program, whether your company is a member, affiliate, candidate for membership or even just interested in learning more about NACD. To register, email Mike at Conference call instructions will be sent in the coming weeks. More

QualaWash IBC/Tote Comprehensive Services
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  • Show off your membership with NACD and Responsible Distribution® logos
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    NACD's dynamic brand identifies membership and affiliation with the Association and Responsible Distribution®. Logos showcasing your NACD membership and Responsible Distribution verification can be found on our website in a variety of file formats for your use in both print and Web. To download the logos and read more regarding our brand guidelines, please click here. More

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    NACD member to present You Be The Chemist programs at Houston expo
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    NACD Member Company Expo Chemical Co., Inc., led by its president, Laura Dornbusch, will represent the Chemical Educational Foundation® at the 2012 Families Empowered Education & Health Expo on Nov. 18, in Houston. The event will bring together more than 8,000 greater Houston families to learn about a variety of education and health-related services. At the Expo, Dornbusch will be discussing CEF's You Be The Chemist® programs and how they can benefit families with children in grades K-8, as well as performing hands-on experiments from the new Fourth Edition YBTC Activity Guides (now available for FREE online).

    For more information on the Families Empowered Expo, visit the event website.

    You Be The Chemist Essential Elements workshop to be conducted at Louisiana teachers conference
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    Brenda Nixon, co-director of the Gordon A. Cain Center for Scientific, Technological, Engineering and Mathematical Literacy at Louisiana State University, will be performing a You Be The Chemist Essential Elements: educator professional development workshop at the Louisiana Science Teachers Association Conference held on Nov. 12-14, in Shreveport, La.

    The LSTA Conference is entitled "Science and Math: Measure Up to New Standards" and will feature a wide array of informational sessions and an exhibits showcase. Nixon will be exhibiting on behalf of CEF distributing information about the You Be The Chemist® programs.

      General Business Interest

    3 coming trends in operational processes
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    There are three areas that companies should pay attention to, writes Brad Power: Silos will continue to be broken down within companies and across borders; human-performed work will require more soft skills and will be influenced by Big Data; and all of this will happen more quickly. More

    TrakLok Cargo Security System
    TrakLok Corporation specializes in cargo security systems for the chemical, radiological/nuclear, and pharmaceutical industries. The TrakLok® system consists of a GeoLok® and TrakLog® web interface.
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  • Portable Truck & Rail Access Platforms
    Operators will be able to access hatches safely with Carbis Truck Access Fall Protection Platforms. If your workers need to access the tops of trucks and rail cars of all different sizes and type during loading and unloading, the Truck Access and Rail Access Fall Protection Platforms are just what you are looking for.
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    3 must-dos of great leadership
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    We've learned that while there are many paths to greatness, in the end, there is a consensus on several must-dos that every leader has to keep in the forefront of their minds. Without them, leaders cannot do their jobs and be effective. More

    7 habits of super networkers
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    The ability to network successfully can be one of the greatest assets in business. It allows some people to find incredible opportunities, while others just watch from the sidelines. Effective networking isn't a result of luck — it requires hard work and persistence. More

    Small businesses still uncertain about health reform requirements
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    The Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but small business owners are still unclear about the requirements. According to a survey conducted by eHealth, the majority of small business owners either incorrectly think or are not sure whether they must provide health insurance to employees by 2014. More

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