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CSX Announces Winners of 2013 Chemical Safety Excellence
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - April 2, 2014 - CSX today announced the
winners of its 20th annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award, representing
dozens of customers recognized by CSX for their commitment to safe
transportation of hazardous materials by rail.
More than half of the
2013 recipients are repeat winners, demonstrating their lasting partnerships
with CSX and continued dedication to safety by shipping via
"This year's award winners share in CSX's dedication to the safe
and secure transportation of chemical products," said Michael J. Ward, CSX's
chairman, president and chief executive officer. "Safety is a core value at
CSX, and we are immensely proud to partner with this year's winners to
uphold the highest standards in chemical safety."
Ward and other CSX
leaders, joined by Edward R. Hamberger, president and chief executive
officer of the Association of American Railroads, recognized the award
winners at Washington, D.C.'s historic Union Station. Ward and other
speakers thanked the customers for their safety efforts and business, and
provided updates on industry trends, challenges and opportunities.
Chemical Safety Excellence Awards are presented to customers who ship more
than 600 carloads of hazardous materials during the year without a release
due to factors such as not securing valves or closures properly. CSX and its
customers work together to ensure that hazardous materials move in the
safest equipment and employees are trained on safe loading and handling procedures.
Recipients represent a variety of industries such as
energy, technology and agriculture. The 2013 winners include Air Liquide
America Corporation; AkzoNobel, Inc.; Archer Daniels Midland Company;
Arizona Chemical Company; Arkema, Inc.; Ascend Performance Materials, Inc.;
Ashta Chemicals; Aux Sable Liquid Products, LP; Axiall Corporation; BASF
Corporation; Bunge Corporation; Cardinal Ethanol, LLC; Cargill; Celanese
Corporation; Centennial Energy, LLC; Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LLC;
Chevron Products Company; CHS, Inc.; Cornerstone Chemical Company; DAK
Americas; Dow Corning Corporation; E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Company;
Eastman Chemical Company; EPIC; ERCO Worldwide; Evonik Corporation;
ExxonMobil; Heritage Environmental Services, LLC; Hess Corporation; High
Sierra Crude Oil & Marketing; Honeywell International, Inc.; Horsehead
Corporation; Husky Marketing & Supply Company; International Chemical
Company; Invista; Irving Oil; Kemira Water Solutions; Keyera Partnership;
Lanxess Corporation; Linde, Inc.; Lyondell; MarkWest Hydrocarbon; Mercuria
Energy Group, Ltd.; Methanex Corporation; MHF Services; Moose Jaw Asphalt,
Inc.; The Mosaic Company; Musket Corporation; NGL Supply Company, LTD;
Norflaco Sales, Inc.; Nucor Corporation; Occidental Chemical Corporation;
Olin ChlorAlkali; Oxbow Sulphur, Inc.; PBF Energy Company; Philadelphia
Energy Solutions; Plains All American Pipeline; POET Biorefining; PVS
Chemicals, Inc.; Reagent Chemical; Sabic Americas, Inc.; Shintech; Southern
States Chemical, Inc.; Statoil North America; Styrolution America, LLC;
Taminco U.S., Inc.; Targa Resources, Inc.; U.S. Government; United Refining
Company; Valero; and Westlake Chemical.
For more than 20 years, CSX
has recognized customers who lead the industry in chemical safety. More
information on the award, along with a list of recent recipients, can be
found online at http://www.csx.com/index.cfm/customers/safety-security/chemical-safety-excellence-award/.
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company.
It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and
solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy,
industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For more than
185 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion
and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan
area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and small farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com.
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