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CSX Announces 54 Chemical Safety Excellence Award Winners for 2022

Published by Todd Bush on July 28, 2023

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) today announced 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 hazard materials on the CSX network during the previous calendar year.

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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 Corp.

  • 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,' said Kevin Boone, executive vice president of Sales and Marketing. 'CSX railroaders understand that safety is an every-day, 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 Gunvor USA Nutrien
Arkema Heritage Environmental Services Occidental Chemical
Ascend Performance Materials HJ Baker Sulphur Olin ChlorAlkali
BP Products North America INEOS Phenol PBF Energy Company
Cargill Ineos Styrolution America Phillips 66
Chemtrade Logistics International Chemical Co. Plains All American
CHS Irving Oil Reagent Chemical
Citgo Petroleum Jones-Hamilton Co. Renewable Products Marketing Group
Cornerstone Chemical Co. Kemira SABIC
Covestro LLC Koch Industries Shell Canada
Crestwood Services Koch Methanol Shell Chemicals
Dow Chemical MPLX Southern States Chemical
Synagro Rail (EPIC) Messer North America Suncor Energy
Evonik Degussa Corporation Methanex Targa Resources Corp.
ExxonMobil NewMarket Corporation The Andersons
Gibson Energy NGL Supply Company The Chemours Co.
Green Plains NORFALCO TPC Group
United Refining Valero Westlake Corporation

About CSX

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 nearly 200 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 farming towns alike.

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