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CSX honors shippers for chemical safety

July 31, 2023
Railroad company recognizes 54 customers with Chemical Safety Excellence Awards for safely transporting at least 600 carloads of hazardous materials in 2022

CSX recently revealed the winners of the company’s 29th annual Chemical Safety Excellence Awards recognizing customers for their outstanding contribution to the safe transportation of hazardous materials.

The Chemical Safety Excellence Awards were presented to customers who shipped at least 600 carloads of hazardous materials with CSX during 2022 without a release due to controllable factors. The winners, representing a wide range of industry segments, shipped a combined total of more than 175,000 carloads of hazmat on the CSX network during the previous calendar year.

CSX presented special recognition awards to seven companies that achieved milestones of 5, 10, and 15 years without an accidental release of hazardous materials shipped on CSX. Multi-year recognition award winners included:

  • 15 years: Occidental Chemical
  • 10 years: Green Plains Trade Group, Plains All American, and SABIC
  • 5 years: Crestwood Services, Synagro Rail (EPIC), and Suncor Energy

“The unrelenting safety efforts of the CSX Chemical Safety Excellence Award winners, combined with proven safety advantages of rail transportation, contribute to a sustainable supply chain that protects communities and employees,” Kevin Boone, CSX executive vice president of sales and marketing, said in a news release.

“CSX railroaders understand that safety is an everyday, around-the-clock commitment, and we applaud our customers who stand with us through their rigorous safety programs.”

2022 CSX Chemical Safety Excellence Award winners:

  • Americas Styrenics
  • Arkema
  • Ascend Performance Materials
  • BP Products North America
  • Cargill
  • Chemtrade Logistics
  • CHS
  • Citgo Petroleum
  • Cornerstone Chemical
  • Covestro
  • Crestwood Services
  • Dow Chemical
  • Synagro Rail (EPIC)
  • Evonik Degussa Corporation
  • ExxonMobil
  • Gibson Energy
  • Green Plains
  • United Refining Gunvor USA
  • Heritage Environmental Services
  • HJ Baker Sulphur
  • INEOS Phenol
  • Ineos Styrolution America
  • International Chemical
  • Irving Oil
  • Jones-Hamilton
  • Kemira
  • Koch Industries
  • Koch Methanol
  • MPLX
  • Messer North America
  • Methanex
  • NewMarket Corporation
  • NGL Supply Company
  • Valero Nutrien
  • Occidental Chemical
  • Olin ChlorAlkali
  • PBF Energy Company
  • Phillips 66
  • Plains All American
  • Reagent Chemical
  • Renewable Products Marketing Group
  • Shell Canada
  • Shell Chemicals
  • Southern States Chemical
  • Suncor Energy
  • Targa Resources Corp.
  • The Andersons
  • Chemours
  • TPC Group
  • Westlake Corporation
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