One of the company's objectives as a responsible chemical distributor is to
educate the community on the importance of chemicals in daily living. Interstate Chemical
Company is also committed to operating its business within the guidelines of
the National Association of Chemical Distribution (NACD) Responsible
Distribution ProcessSM initiative.
Some of the community outreach activities that Interstate
Chemical Company has been involved with include:
Plant tours and audits by outside interest groups, ie. suppliers,
customers, students, fire departments, insurance companies, etc.
Distribution of pamphlets published by the NACD Education
Presentations to local schools on the safe handling and disposal of
Presentations to local colleges and universities on career
opportunities in the chemical industry and safety and environmental
Donations to public libraries for the purchase of childrens
books on safety, health, and the protection of the environment.
Donations to local voluntary fire departments and the United Way.
Facility brochures summarizing plant safety and emergency response
Sponsorship of a scholarship at Slippery Rock University for
students majoring in chemistry and environmental science.
Involvement with LEPCs and Emergency Response Centers.