News

09/07/2011

NACD Presents Annual Responsible Distribution Excellence Award to G.S. Robins, a Brenntag company.

SACRAMENTO, Ca - G.S. Robins & Company is the recipient of NACD's 2011 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award, as announced by the National Association of Chemical Distributors on Aug 24, 2011.

In announcing the award, Andrew Skipp, NACD's Chairman of the Board and President & CEO of Hubbard-Hall Inc. said, "NACD is proud to recognize G.S. Robins & Company as the 6th recipient of this award. Now part of the Brenntag organization, their commitment to process improvement, their involvement in the local community, and the education of their employees has certainly not gone unnoticed. They exemplify the high standards required by Responsible Distribution."

In accepting the award, Operations Manager, Bryant Buescher commented, "The employees of G.S. Robins & Company are honored to be the 2011 Recipient of the NACD's Responsible Distribution Excellence Award. Our company has gone through a major transformation over the past few years and our employees, along with our senior management, were dedicated to the implementation process of the 12 Responsible Distribution Codes. The commitment to reach and exceed these standards did not come without a lot of hard work and the efforts of many. The guiding principles defined by the Responsible Distribution Codes, not only allowed for us to succeed, but to also show our commitment to these goals to our customers, suppliers and community."

Responsible Distribution is NACD's premier environmental, health, safety and security program that is implemented by all of its members and many of its chemical handler affiliates. For more information on Responsible Distribution, go to http://www.nacd.com/dist_process/

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 www.nacd.com.

Media contact:
Matthew Glaser
1-703-527-6223 x3043


G.S. Robins & Company was acquired by Brenntag in May 2011. Click here for details of the acquisition.

Contacts


	Hubertus Spethmann

Hubertus Spethmann Brenntag AG Vice President Corporate Communications +49 208 7828-0