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

  • Household and Industrial Cleaning

  • Chemical Formulating

  • Inks & Dyes

  • Oil & Gas: Drilling & Completion Fluids

  • Polymer Building Block

  • Oil & Gas: Pressure Pumping & Drilling

  • Adhesives & Sealants

  • Food Ingredients

  • Pulp & Paper, Textiles

  • Water Treatment

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

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 …

May 12, 2022

ChemEdge (OPSEM) 2022

ChemEdge (OPSEM) ChemEdge is a conference and trade show tailored for the chemical distribution …

May 12, 2022

Coating Trends & Tech Coatings Conf...

Coating Trends & Tech Coatings Conference Coatings Trends & Technologies is the Midwest’s premier …

May 12, 2022

Cosmoprof & Cosmopack North America

Cosmoprof & Cosmopack North America Cosmoprof North America is the leading B2B beauty trade …

May 12, 2022

Specialty & Agro Chemicals America

Specialty & Agro Chemicals America The Specialty & Agro Chemicals America event is a …

May 12, 2022

ELKO Mining Expo 2022

Elko Mining Expo 2022 Each summer, thousands of people with ties to the mining …

May 11, 2022

TRI RANKED ON CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTORS TOP ...

TRI ranked No. 43 in North America with $99.0 Million in sales as announced …

April 22, 2022

2022 WBENC National Conference – B...

2022 WBENC National Conference TRI Booth 1239 Join us in Atlanta, Georgia for the …

April 22, 2022

NACD 2022 Western Region Meeting

NACD 2022 Western Region Meeting NACS says we’re thrilled to announce that after a …

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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