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CSX Honors 65 Customers with 28th Annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – May 12, 2022 – CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) presented 65 customers with the company’s annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award for their outstanding contribution to the safe transportation of hazardous materials in 2021.

The Chemical Safety Excellence Awards were presented to customers who shipped at least 600 carloads of hazardous materials with CSX during the year without a release due to controllable factors. The winners, representing a wide range of industry segments, shipped over 185,000 carloads of hazard materials on the CSX network in 2021.

CSX gave special recognition to the global chemical company Kemira, which led all hazard materials shippers with 21 consecutive years as a CSX award winner. Also receiving special recognition were ExxonMobil Chemical Company and Messer North America, which reached their 10-consecutive-year milestone as award winners; and Americas Styrenics, Ascend Performance Materials, and Shintech, which reached five consecutive years without a non-accidental release.

“CSX understands the commitment required by customers to achieve the Chemical Safety Excellence Award standard, which is why we publicly recognize those who contribute so effectively toward protecting communities and our employees,” said Kevin Boone, executive vice president of Sales and Marketing. “As an industry safety leader, CSX seeks to promote safety excellence not just within our company, but with all of our business partners and in all of our communities.”

2021 CSX Chemical Safety Excellence Award Winners:


Afton Chemical

Altivia Chemicals

Americas Styrenics


Ascend Performance Materials

Ashta Chemicals

BASF Corporation

BP Products North America


Cenovus Energy

Centennial Energy

CFF Industries

Chemtrade Logistics


Citgo Petroleum


Cornerstone Chemical

Crestwood Services

Dow Chemical

Environmental Protection & Improvement

Evonik Corporation

ExxonMobil Chemical

Gibson Energy

Gunvor USA

H.J. Baker

Heritage Environmental Services

Ice Service Group

Indorama Ventures

Ineos Olefins & Polymers

Ineos Phenol

Ineos Styrolution

Inv Nylon Chemicals

Irving Oil



Koch Methanol

Koppers Industries

Markwest Hydrocarbon

Messer North America

Methanex Methanol

Nan Ya Plastics




Occidental Chemical


PBF Holding

Phillips 66

Poet Biorefining

Reagent Chemical & Research

Renewable Products Marketing Group

Rohm & Haas


Sasol Chemicals USA


Southern Chemical

Suncor Energy

Targa Resources

The Andersons

United Refining

Univar Solutions

Valero Marketing and Supply

Vantage Corn Processors

Westlake Chemical


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 230 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/OfficialCSX) and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).



Bryan Tucker, Corporate Communications