Chemcentral Corp., Bedford Park, Ill., has been named the winner of the 1999 Chemical Product Stewardship Award for the Distributor category. The Awards Program, sponsored by the Chemical Educational Foun-dation, is hosted by the Chemical Product Stewardship Awards Committee and honors those companies who practice outstanding stewardship practices within the industry.
In addition, the Awards Program serves as an open forum in which participating companies can share ideas on successful outreach programs while publicizing the industry’s focus on chemical product stewardship to an audience that includes the general public.
Chemcentral is committed to utilizing the most technologically advanced distribution centers, which involves a continuous upgrading to ensure compliance with all health, safety and environmental regulations. In addition, the company is dedicated to product stewardship, community outreach, employee safety, environmental responsibility and educational-support activities, and has achieved QS-9000 registration.
Founded in 1926 as a one-branch, Chicago-based chemical-distribution company, Chemcentral has grown into the largest privately held chemical distributor in North America and is also a dominate partner in international distribution.