National specialty chemical distributors will continue to serve as one of the vehicles to identify and understand future needs of the coatings industry. The distributor assists the raw material manufacturer in product development, market promotion and sales success through its strong industry knowledge about the requirements of its customer’s technical, compliance and supply chain departments.
Darlington, U.K.-based waste management firm, Total Recycling Services has helped a leading global paints and chemicals manufacturer to advance its sustainability and ensure its compliance to environmental standards.
PCI recently discussed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (LCSA) with Allison Tuszynski, Manager, Regulatory Affairs at NACD, who has been closely following this process that will have a huge impact on the chemical industry.
Samuels is the developer of the Spacemaster flip placard system that allows trucks and tankers to easily display signage that indicates the presence of dangerous goods (DG) on board, so critical to alert first responders to any potential hazards if an accident occurs.
PCI recently reached out to a handful of distributors to find out more about their businesses, including current drivers and trends, industry consolidation and other challenges, and the value that distributors bring to the coatings industry.
Distributors’ Value-Added Services are a Critical Part of the CASE Supply Chain
October 1, 2016
Modern distribution is not just about trucks, tank cars and warehouses, but technical support, regulatory assistance and other services that allow both suppliers and customers to focus on what they are really good at.
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) deadlines that went into effect on June 1 and December 1, 2015, respectively, have had a significant impact on U.S. chemical manufacturers and distributors.
June is our Additives Directory, and includes listings for additives suppliers and distributors. Our additives-focused editorial features articles on using waxes for cost efficiency and performance, mineral oil-based anti-foaming agents, and microcapsules containing healing and crosslinking agents.