May 16, 1997
Tanner Industries, Inc. Receives 1996 Product Stewardship Award
Tanner Industries, Inc. received the National Association of Chemical Distributors Educational Foundation's (NACD EF) first annual Chemical Product Stewardship Award in the Chemical Distributor category. The NACD EF's Board of Trustees created the awards to honor companies from the manufacturing, distribution, and customer/community sectors that have exhibited excellence in fostering chemical product stewardship practices in their businesses throughout the chain of commerce. The following companies were chosen to receive awards: Dow Chemical, Manufacturer, Tanner Industries, Inc., Distributor, and Eli Lilly and Company, Customer.
Receiving the award at the Willard Inter-Continental Hotel in Washington, DC for Tanner was President, Brad Tanner, Executive Vice President, Jack Bowen, and Compliance Officer/QC/QA David Binder. Tanner has fostered numerous programs involving outreach activity with customers and emergency responders, as well as the distribution of Product Stewardship Bulletins and various training programs.