Advancing Stewardship, Creating Connections

Serving a critical industry, and the customers it supplies and supports.

Since 1971, NACD has united an international community of distributors and supply-chain partners who formulate, blend, re-package, warehouse, transport, and market chemical products for over 750,000 customers.

NACD Responsible Reflections
Member Center

NACD is the leading organization representing the business of chemical distribution. It continues to expand and improve membership services. Whether you are a chemical distributor, warehouse, manufacturer, transporter or service provider to these firms, you can find value at NACD.

Government Advocacy

NACD works with its members to promote sensible laws and regulations.

Responsible Distribution

Responsible Distribution is NACD’s mandatory, third-party verified environmental, health, safety & security program where members demonstrate their commitment to continuous performance improvement in every phase of chemical storage, handling, transportation, and disposal.


NACD’s events bring you speakers that will enhance your business with their expertise. Renowned speakers from industry and government alike grace our programs and visit with our attendees at networking events too.

Upcoming Events

Chemical Security Summit
Jul 22, 2014
Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore MD

Webinar: Chemical Safety and Security Executive Order – One Year Later
Jul 31, 2014

Webinar: ChemEdge 101
Aug 07, 2014

ChemEdge 2014
Aug 19, 2014
Omni Nashville, Nashville, TN

Responsible Distribution Workshop
Aug 19, 2014
Omni Nashville, Nashville, TN

Northeast Region Meeting
Sep 22, 2014
The Seaview Hotel, Galloway, NJ

43rd Annual Meeting
Nov 17, 2014
The Westin Kierland Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

NACD News/Highlights

Guest Blog Post: School’s Out for Summer, but August Recess Is No Time for Play
NACD’s Manager of Legislative Affairs Ben Traynham discusses the value of having your congressman or senator tour your facility during the August recess when they return home to meet with constituents. Site visits are one of the most effective ways you can educate your elected officials about the chemical distribution industry and advance NACD’s advocacy efforts.

ICIS Unveils Top 100 Chemical Distributors in 2014
The 2014 ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors list is now available! The report indicates that industry leaders continue to grow and adapt to the challenges of a fragile recovery in mature economies and a slowdown in many Asian countries. Be sure to click the link in the top left corner of the PDF to see the full report.

NACD Announces Responsible Distribution Excellence Award Finalists

NACD Lauds Passage of Transportation Funding Legislation

NACD Commends House Transportation Funding Legislation

NACD Welcomes Bipartisan CFATS Legislation Passage in House

Congressman Bridenstine Visits NACD Member Brainerd Chemical Company