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CSX Recognizes 70 Customers with 25th Annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – May 10, 2019 – CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) recently recognized 70 customers with CSX’s annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials.

“We are pleased to honor these customers who, like CSX, place the highest priority on safe operations,” said Dean Piacente, vice president industrial products. “We work together with our customers to continue to make rail the safest choice to move freight over land.”

Each year, the Chemical Safety Excellence Awards recognize customers who safely ship more than 600 carloads of hazardous materials during the year prior without a release due to controllable factors. Now in its 25th year, the Chemical Safety Excellence Awards honor customers committed to safe procedures, such as securing valves and closures properly, and safe loading.

For 2018, CSX recognizes five customers who successfully achieved 10 or more consecutive years of Safety Excellence – Aux Sable Liquid Products, Inc.; Cargill; Kemira; Nouryon Chemicals LLC; and SABIC Americas, Inc.

Customers with five or more years of Safety Excellence are Americas Styrenics LLC; Celanese; CHS Inc.; ExxonMobil Chemical; Gibson Energy; Green Plains, Inc.; Huntsman International LLC; Husky Energy; Linde; Nan Ya Plastics Corporation; NOVA Chemicals, Inc; and Pembina Pipeline Corporation.

Additional honorees for 2018 include: AdvanSix; ALTIVIA; Archer Daniels Midland Co.; ARLANXEO Canada, Inc. Ascend Performance Materials; Chemtrade; Chevron Corporation; Chevron Phillips Chemical Company; Clean Harbors Environmental; Covestro; Crestwood Services LLC; Eastman Chemical Company; Eco-Energy; EnergySolutions Inc; Equinor Marketing & Trading; Evonik Industries; Flint Hills Resources; Hunt Refining Company; INEOS USA; International Chemical Company; Keyera Energy; Koch Industries; Koppers; LSB Industries, Inc.; Marathon Petroleum Corporation; Markwest Hydrocarbon Inc.; NGL Energy Partners; NGL Supply Company; NorFalco; Occidental Chemical Corporation; Oxbow Sulfur, Inc.; PBF Energy; Philadelphia Energy Solutions; Plains All American Pipeline; PVS Chemicals, Inc.; Reagent Chemicals & Research; Renewable Products Marketing Group; SABIC Innovative Plastics; Shell Chemicals; Shintech Louisiana LLC; Southern States Chemical; Stepan Company; Suncor Energy, Synagro; Targa Resources; The Andersons, Inc.; The Chemours Company; the U.S. Government; Univar USA; US Ecology; Valero Marketing and Supply; Veolia Regeneration Services and Westlake Polymers.

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).


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