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NACD Welcomes New Members and affiliates.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 20, 2012 - NACD welcomed 9 new members and affiliates, demonstrating its continuing mission to deliver value to distributors and supply chain partners. Inductees included Daxx Trading and Depsol Technologies LLC as chemical distributor members; U.S. Magnesium as chemical supplier affiliate; AAA Chemicals and WTS, Inc. as chemical handler affiliates; and ACE USA, OverDrive Solutions, Vanorsdale Insurance Services, and Matlack Leasing LLC as non-chemical handler affiliates.

Original Press Release

NACD Welcomes 9 New Members and Affiliates

Press release date: Dec 17, 2012

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) proudly welcomes nine new members and affiliates to its ranks.  The addition of these companies demonstrates that NACD's mission continues to deliver value to distribution and its supply chain partners. With these new participants, NACD represents nearly 420 companies.

"During the recent NACD Annual Meeting, our Board of Directors approved nine new members and affiliates," said Chris Jahn, President of NACD.  "Our members continue to show consistently better safety ratings than non-member companies in the industry.  Distributors in the United States and beyond have found value in our advocacy and Responsible Distribution program as well as member networking and educational programming.  In 2013, we will continue to advance our mission and are encouraged by our sustained membership growth."

NACD's newest members and affiliates include:

Chemical Distributor Members:
Daxx Trading                           Houston, TX
Depsol Technologies LLC                Santa Monica, CA

Chemical Supplier Affiliate:
U.S. Magnesium                         Salt Lake City, UT

Chemical Handler Affiliate:
AAA Chemicals                          Houston, TX
WTS, Inc.                              Lewiston, NY

Non-Chemical Handler Affiliates:
ACE USA                                Philadelphia, PA
OverDrive Solutions                    East Greenwich, RI
Vanorsdale Insurance Services          San Diego, CA
Matlack Leasing LLC                    Bala Cynwyd, PA

For more information on NACD and its membership, please visit our website at or contact Sarah Beerbower at (703) 527-6223.

NACD and its over 400 member companies are vital to the chemical supply chain providing products to over 750,000 end users. They make a delivery every six seconds while maintaining a safety record that is more than twice as good as all manufacturing combined. NACD members are leaders in health, safety, security, and environmental performance through implementation of Responsible Distribution, established in 1991 as a condition of membership and a third-party verified management practice. For additional information on our members, their safety record or NACD, visit NACD at

Contact:  Caitlin O'Donnell
(703) 527-NACD(6223)