April 19, 2017
Washington, D.C. and Southampton, PA
Tanner Industries, Inc. Earns 2016 National TRANSCAER® Award For 5th Consecutive Year.
Tanner Industries, Inc, headquartered in Southampton, PA, was named a recipient of the 2016 National TRANSCAER® Awards. Tanner is a full service specialty chemical company involved with the distribution of anhydrous ammonia and ammonium hydroxide as well as related products and services, including storage tanks/systems, consulting, and emergency response training. This is the 5th straight year that Tanner has received this award.
Eleven companies earned national achievement awards for supporting Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response (TRANSCAER).
Volunteers from chemical producers, transportation carriers, emergency responders and government agencies recently were honored for their commitment to transportation safety.
The Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency (TRANSCAER) Awards Program recognizes individuals, companies and organizations that go above and beyond in helping communities across the country prepare for hazardous material emergencies.
"We greatly appreciate the strong commitment and leadership of our dedicated volunteers to help keep emergency responders across the country and the communities they serve safe," said National TRANSCAER Task Group Chairman Keith Silverman, VP of global operations, quality and EHS at Ashland in a statement. "Because of them, TRANSCAER has been able to provide valuable, life-saving training to 50,000 emergency responders throughout North America to better prepare and more effectively handle transportation incidents involving hazardous materials."
All of the recipients have demonstrated a clear commitment to the emergency responders and the communities where they serve to enhance safety.