Port of Tucson Given Union Pacific Pinnacle Award

Union Pacific honored 69 companies with its Pinnacle Award for their dedication to safely transporting chemicals by rail. The annual award honors customers who implement release prevention protocols, corrective action plans and have zero non-accident releases (NARs) of regulated hazardous materials shipments. 

“Union Pacific’s distinguished Pinnacle Award recognizes our collaboration with the recipients and their help in transporting chemical shipments in the safest manner,” said Jacque Bendon, vice president – Industrial. “Their work helps ensure these vital products safely arrive at their destinations.”

Union Pacific’s Hazardous Materials Safety team supports customers with joint rail safety training programs and rail car inspections. More information about these efforts is available in the Operating Safely section of Union Pacific’s Building America Report.

The 2020 Pinnacle Award winners are:

AdvanSix Grain Processing Corporation
Aeropres Corporation GT Logistics, LLC
Agmark Logistics LLC H.J. Baker Sulphur, LLC
Americas Styrenics Indorama Ventures
BP Products North America INEOS Americas
Bayer Crop Science INEOS Oligomers USA, LLC
Celanese INEOS Oxide
Cenovus Energy INEOS Styrolution America, LLC
Chevron Products Company INEOS USA, LLC
Cornerstone Chemical Company Ingevity
Covestro International Raw Materials
Cross Oil Refining Interoceanic Corporation
Cyanco International, LLC Irving Oil Ltd.
DuPont Specialty Products USA, LLC Itafos Conda, LLC
Dyno Nobel Kemira
ERCO Worldwide USA Kennecott Utah Copper LLC
Foremark Performance Chemicals Keyera Energy
Genesis Alkali LLC Koch Fertilizer, LLC
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Koch Methanol, LLC
Koppers Holdings Louis Dreyfus Company, LLC
LSB Industries, Inc. Port of Tucson, LLC
MarkWest Energy Partners REXtac, LLC
Martin Asphalt Rio Valley Switching
Methanex Methanol RPMG INC
Mexichem Fluor, S.A. De C.V. Sawtooth NGL Caverns, LLC
MGP Ingredients, Inc. Shell Petroleum
Midsteam Energy Partners USA Shintech
Monument Chemical Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy
Musket Corporation Suncor Energy Inc
Nan Ya Plastics Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc.
NGL Supply Wholesale, LLC Texmark Chemicals, Inc.
NorFalco The Chemours Company
NOVA Chemicals US Magnesium LLC
ONEOK Western Plains Energy, LLC
PeroxyChem, LLC 

Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP) delivers the goods families and businesses use every day with safe, reliable and efficient service. Operating in 23 western states, the company connects its customers and communities to the global economy. Trains are the most environmentally responsible way to move freight, helping Union Pacific protect future generations. More information about Union Pacific is available at www.up.com.

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