Our Vision

We create sustainable partnerships worldwide by providing innovative and competitive sourcing solutions.

Our Focus

We provide value through our products, the sharing of global and local market information, exceptional customer service and the development of mutually beneficial opportunities.

Our Success

We are based on the ethics and ingenuity of our team; we create an environment that promotes growth for our employees, partners, and community.

Our Staff

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Industries

  • Composites

  • Personal Care & Cosmetics

  • Paint & Coatings

  • Inks & Dyes

  • Lubricants and Metal Working

  • Chemical Formulating

  • Household and Industrial Cleaning

  • Metal Care & Cleaning

  • Oil & Gas: Pressure Pumping & Drilling

  • Plastics and Rubber

Industries

We believe in curiosity, flexibility and creating success for our partners. By taking the time to understand your business, challenges and what success looks like for you, TRI industry experts present unique sourcing options and custom solutions tailored to meet your needs. We are inspired by more than just solving your problems, we are inspired by you.

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Latest News

September 30, 2022

Shifting Landscape Alters US Distributio...

There have been plenty of supply chain disruptions over the last two years. Companies …

September 22, 2022

TRI’s Megan Gluth-Bohan Featured on WP...

We are very proud to share that TRI’s CEO and Owner, Megan Gluth-Bohan, has …

September 9, 2022

NACD Annual Meeting

November 7 – 10, 2022 Hotel del Coronado Coronado, CA The NACD Annual Meeting …

September 9, 2022

SupplySide West Expo

November 2 – 4, 2022 Mandalay Bay Hotel Las Vegas, NV SupplySide West is …

September 9, 2022

Featured Stock List

Current featured inventory items and stocking points. Contact your local TRI representative or our …

July 18, 2022

EPCA 56th Annual Meeting

October 4 – 6, 2022 Hotel InterContinental Berlin Berlin, Germany EPCA Annual Meeting is …

July 7, 2022

IFEAT Vancouver 2022

October 9 – 13, 2022 Westin Bayshore Hotel Vancouver, BC, Canada MEET with TRI …

July 7, 2022

2022 NGLCC International Business &...

August 2 – 5, 2022 Bellagio Hotel & Resort Las Vegas, NV The NGLCC …

June 22, 2022

NOTICE: US Superfund Excise Tax Effectiv...

Dear Valued Customers, As you may be aware the United States Infrastructure Investment and …

May 16, 2022

NACD 2022 Washington Fly-In

July 20-21, 2022 Washington D.C, USA Each spring chemical distributors and their supply chain …

May 16, 2022

NACD 2022 Central / Southeast Region Mee...

The 2022 Central & Southeast Region Meeting will be held June 13-15, 2022 in …

May 16, 2022

Navigating North American Imports Via Su...

Successfully navigating imports to North America requires diverse solutions and reliable partners with the …

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OUR HISTORY

OUR HISTORY

2021

TRI 100% Women-Owned Business as of 2021

2020

Making News Largest LGBTQ-Owned Companies List June 19, 2020 Largest Private Companies List May 15, 2020 Largest Women-Owned Businesses List April 03, 2020

2020

Meet the New TRINTERNATIONAL We've been busy making positive changes - our new logo represents TRI's look into the future of growth and opportunity

2019

25 year Anniversary

2018

Top 100 Chemical Distributors in North America, #70

2017

Top 100 Chemical Distributors in North America, #83

2016

CEO, Megan Gluth-Bohan names PSBJ 40 Under 40

2015

PSBJ’s Largest Private Companies – Washington State

2014

20 year Anniversary

2013

PSBJ’s Largest Private Companies – Washington State

2012

Transitioned from Founder to professional management

2010

PSBJ’s Top 100 Fastest Growing WA Private Businesses

2010

Establishment of TRI’s India and Middle East office

2009

15 year Anniversary

2009

PSBJ’s Top 100 Fastest Growing WA Private Businesses

2006

Established TRI China Sourcing office

2005

PSBJ’s Top 100 Fastest Growing WA Private Businesses

2004

10 year Anniversary

2004

Sister company established in IL - ChemBlend of America, LLC

2002

First year of formal technology implementation ERP and CRM

1999

First year on Purchasing (now ICIS) Top 100 Chemical Distributors

1997

Company focus shifts from exports to imports

1994

Incorporated August 15, 1994 by Anthony M. Ridnell, Washington State Corporation – Seattle, WA TRI was founded in 1994 in the garage of Ridnell’s house in the Seattle, WA neighborhood of Leschi with only two employees.  

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Worldwide Locations

Port of import

  • Chicago, IL
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Edmonton, AB
  • Houston, TX
  • Little Rock, AK
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Mobile, AL
  • Morgantown, WV
  • Morrisville, PA
  • Newark, NJ
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Oakland, CA
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Savannah, GA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Denver, CO
  • Simpsonville, SC
  • Tampa, FL
  • Toronto, ON
  • Vancouver, British Columbia

Main Sourcing

  • Canada
  • China
  • Dubai
  • Germany
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United States

Regional Office

  • Flourtown, PA
  • Nashville, TN
  • Oakland, CA
  • Shanghai, China
  • Southampton, NJ
  • St. Charles, IL

Major Stocking Point

  • Chicago, IL
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Hanahan, SC
  • Houston, TX
  • Little Rock, AK
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Louisville, KY
  • Mobile, AL
  • Morrisville, PA
  • Newark, NJ
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Oakland, CA
  • Portland, OR
  • Savannah, GA
  • Tampa, FL
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Seattle, WA

Custom Blending Facility

  • Bensenville, IL

Additional Sourcing Points

  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • South Africa
  • South America
  • Spain