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American Chemistry Council Approves Seven New Members; One Responsible Care® Partner

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Anne Womack Kolton
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WASHINGTON (November 8, 2019) – The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Board of Directors approved the addition of two new Regular members at their fall meeting today, as well as two Affiliate member companies and three Associate member companies.

Regular members approved today include:

  • Nisus Corporation, a leading manufacturer of sustainable pest control products and provider of sustainable wood preservatives to the railroad, utility and lumber industries.
  • Roehm America LLC, one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the methacrylate business well as molding compounds and acrylic sheet.

At the Affiliate level, ACC’s Board approved the addition of two new members:

  • A&R Logistics, a leading provider of dry bulk transportation, distribution, and third-party logistics solutions to companies within the chemical and plastics industries.
  • ONEOK, Inc, an owner and operator of natural gas liquids systems connecting production to the chemical and refining industries.

The Board also approved the addition of three Associate members:

  • AT Kearney
  • Boston Consulting Group (BGC)
  • KPMG International

OmniTrax, Inc. was also approved as a Responsible Care® Partner. Founded in 1986 the company is a privately held railroad operating 22 short line or regional railroads in 14 states and one Canadian province.

ACC’s Responsible Care Partnership program allows for direct participation in the Responsible Care initiative by companies ineligible for ACC Regular Membership. Partners adhere to the same Responsible Care commitments as Regular Members.

“ACC’s continued growth reflects the sustained and historic expansion and strength of the domestic chemical industry,” said ACC President and CEO Chris Jahn. “As our membership continues to diversify, it allows us to better demonstrate that chemistry is essential not just to our economy, but also the ground-breaking products that make our lives and our world healthier, safer, more sustainable and more productive,” he added.

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The American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents the leading companies engaged in the multibillion-dollar business of chemistry. ACC members apply the science of chemistry to make innovative products, technologies and services that make people's lives better, healthier and safer. ACC is committed to improved environmental, health, safety and security performance through Responsible Care®; common sense advocacy addressing major public policy issues; and health and environmental research and product testing. ACC members and chemistry companies are among the largest investors in research and development, and are advancing products, processes and technologies to address climate change, enhance air and water quality, and progress toward a more sustainable, circular economy.

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