MARCO ISLAND, FL – The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) named John L. Logue, CEO of Royale Pigments and Chemicals Inc., the 2019 Distributor of the Year. Recipients of this award exhibit the tenants of Responsible Distribution®, working on behalf of NACD and the chemical distribution industry to place the highest priority on the health, safety, and security of employees, communities, and the environment.

Logue serves as an active member of NACD, frequently participating in regional meetings and annual events. He also has traveled to Washington D.C. on behalf of NACD, including testifying before the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in June 2019. Logue’s actions inspired the beginning of NACD’s Regulatory Compliance Experts program in 2019.

“John’s work ethic demonstrates his unwavering dedication to his company, NACD and the chemical distribution community,” said Eric R. Byer, President and CEO of NACD. “Whether it’s navigating government relations or demonstrating the latest technology, John always shows an enthusiasm for helping his industry colleagues.”

The award was presented at NACD’s 48th Annual Meeting by 2018 Distributor of the Year Shawn Wiram, Director of Safety, Health, and Environment at Brenntag North America. “John is an exemplary Responsible Distributor, prioritizing the health, safety and security of Royale Pigments and Chemicals’ employees,” said Wiram. “John actively advocates on behalf of our industry and continually demonstrates the tenets of Responsible Distribution, holding his company and our industry to the highest standard. We are honored to present this award to John.”

Operating as a division of the Royale Group, Royale Pigments and Chemicals Inc. is headquartered in Paramus, New Jersey. The company supplies products to the pigment, coloring and chemical industry.