Brainerd Chemical at the 2023 ACD Meeting

The 2023 Alliance for Chemical Distribution annual meeting was one for the books. Led by Chairman Mat Brainerd, President Brian Miller and COO Neil Morgan, Team Brainerd had a great time networking with industry stakeholders, learning from impactful speakers and sharing our insights.

VIDEO: Brainerd dares to build a more sustainable chemical industry.

The conference was the ideal location to announce how proud we are that Corporate Sales Supervisor Chad Hight graduated from the ACD Emerging Leaders Program. ACD’s Emerging Leaders program is designed to cultivate the next generation of company and chemical industry leaders. This two-year program includes workshops and training events scheduled in conjunction with ACD events. Sessions feature speakers with industry and business experience advising on aspects of leadership.

Through industry groups like the Association of Chemical Distributors (ACD), Chemical Distribution Network and International Chemical Trade Association, Brainerd Chemical is able to continuously expand our knowledge and maintain the highest standards of quality for our stakeholders.


Chemicals and chemical products contribute to improvements in well-being, safety, comfort, and convenience in every facet of our daily lives. Alliance for Chemical Distribution (ACD) partners with our more than 400 chemical distribution industry members to provide the Education, Connection, Standards, and Advocacy they need to safely, reliably, responsibly, and sustainably move the essential products our world depends on. ACD Mission To promote excellence among the experts the world depends on to safely and reliably process, formulate, repackage, warehouse, transport, and market the high-quality chemical products essential to our daily lives. ACD Vision To support and champion members of the chemical industry through education, connections, standards, and advocacy.


Brainerd Chemical Company joins other industry leaders, colleagues and customers at this annual meeting where we gather to share and learn new ways to lead high performing companies, improve sales organizations and better understand challenges facing all of us. These interactions are vital to staying current and energized. We look forward to hearing from highly qualified and knowledgeable subject-matter experts to learn about essential updates, fresh strategies and practical advice that helps us in our mission t lead the way in advancing the chemical distribution industry.


For over 64 years, Brainerd has dared to do the challenging work that builds a more sustainable chemical industry. We’re more than toll blenders. We specialize in high hazard chemistries, safely manufacturing, blending, packaging and distributing chemical products and services.

As a hybrid distributor, Brainerd Chemical is transforming the industry, supporting clients with faster, safer and more efficient delivery. Our robust rail terminals and bulk storage warehouses are strategically positioned across the U.S. for domestic and international delivery.


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Brainerd Chemical Company is one of the largest independent suppliers of chemicals and related services in the continental United States, manufacturing, blending, packaging and distributing chemical products to a wide variety of industrial sectors.