Milestone Reached in RIDE-TIGHT® Fluid Sealing Management Program

April 9, 2015
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Merichem Company is pleased to announce the achievement of a major milestone in the implementation of the Ride Tight Fluid Sealing Management Program. To date, Merichem has retrofitted more than 70% of its railcar fleet and plans to complete the process as part of its normal maintenance activities.

“As a leader in spent caustic handling and a proud participant in the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care Program, Merichem is committed to the transportation of secondary materials in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.” said Kathy Young, Vice President and General Manager of Merichem Caustics Services.

Responsible Care is a global initiative that is currently practiced in 53 countries that share a common commitment to advancing the safe and secure management of chemical products and processes.

Merichem’s application of the Ride Tight program brings further management and control of railcar fluid sealing products and is another example of its ongoing commitment to Responsible Care and continuous improvements in safety.

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