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The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) recently announced the winners of its annual Distributor of the Year Award, Affiliate of the Year Award, Responsible Distribution Excellence Award, and the Employee of the Year.

 The Distributor of the Year and Affiliate of the Year Awards recognize NACD distributor members and Affiliate members, respectively, who make significant contributions of time and talent for the betterment of the chemical distribution industry, who contribute special achievements in chemical distribution, or who provide outstanding service to fellow NACD members or Affiliates.

 The Responsible Distribution Excellence Award is presented to companies that demonstrate a sustained and rigorous commitment to NACD Responsible Distribution, the association’s third-party-verified environmental health, safety and security program.

 The Employee of the Year recognizes an association employee who excelled at serving the mission and objectives of the association as well as providing performance in service to the membership and fellow employees.

 “Each year, NACD and our members are inspired by our award recipients,” said NACD President and CEO Eric R. Byer. “In a year with so many challenges posed to our industry, our country, and our world, we are prouder than ever of these award recipients who not only met those challenges but also exceeded all our expectations.”

The winners of the awards are as follows:

 2020 Distributor of the Year Award: Matthew Fridley of Brenntag North America

 2020 Affiliate of the Year Award: Dan McCusker of Datacor

 2020 Responsible Distribution Excellence Awards: HS Services and TLC Ingredients

2020 NACD Employee of the Year: Aileen Smith Manzi, NACD's senior manager of communications