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

  • Food Ingredients

  • Household and Industrial Cleaning

  • Oil & Gas: Pressure Pumping & Drilling

  • Paint & Coatings

  • Metal Care & Cleaning

  • Lubricants and Metal Working

  • Chemical Formulating

  • Pulp & Paper, Textiles

  • Polymer Building Block

  • Composites

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

January 30, 2023

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2023

New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists – NYSCC Supplier’s Day 2023 May 2 – …

January 30, 2023

SupplySide West Expo

SuppySide East April 18 – 19, 2023 Meadowlands Exposition Center Secaucus, NJ From SSE: …

January 30, 2023

ASC – The Adhesives and Sealant Co...

ASC – The Adhesives and Sealant Council Annual Convention & EXPO April 17 – …

January 30, 2023

2023 WBENC National Conference

2023 WBENC National Conference TRI Booth Join us in Nashville, Tennessee for the WBENC …

January 9, 2023

AFPM – International Petrochemical...

AFPM – International Petrochemical Conference Mar 26 – Mar 28, 2023   AFPM Happy …

November 29, 2022

GIVING TUESDAY 2022

In Celebration of Generosity In the spirit of Giving Tuesday, we first want to …

November 15, 2022

TRI’s Megan Gluth-Bohan named NACD Dis...

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

October 3, 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 …

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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