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

  • Lubricants and Metal Working

  • Composites

  • Paint & Coatings

  • Household and Industrial Cleaning

  • Water Treatment

  • Oil & Gas: Drilling & Completion Fluids

  • Plastics and Rubber

  • Metal Care & Cleaning

  • Polymer Building Block

  • Adhesives & Sealants

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, 2021

Largest LGBTQ-Owned Companies List 2021

We are proud to share the recent news that TRI was awarded a #1 …

June 22, 2021

Specialty Agro Chemicals America (SOCMA)...

The mission and vision of our new Specialty & Custom Chemicals America event is…

June 3, 2021

Middle Market Fast 50 List – 2021

We are proud to share the recent news that TRI was recognized on the …

May 24, 2021

In Celebration: National Asian Pacific A...

In celebration of National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we take pause to recognize …

May 10, 2021

TRI RANKED ON CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTORS TOP ...

TRI ranked No. 47 in North America with $76.0 Million in sales as announced …

April 26, 2021

ChemTalk Q1 2021: January – March

Welcome to TRI ChemTalk – It’s more than Industry News; the focus is on …

March 22, 2021

NACD – 2021 Annual Meeting

The NACD Annual Meeting is the highlight of the year for the chemical distribution …

March 22, 2021

Chemedge

ChemEdge is a conference and trade show tailored for the chemical distribution channel. It …

March 22, 2021

NACD – 2021 Northeast Region Meeti...

More information on the Northeast Region Meeting will become available as the meeting is …

March 22, 2021

NACD 2021 Central / Southeast Region Mee...

The 2021 Central & Southeast Region Meeting will be held June 7-9, 2021, at …

March 22, 2021

NACD 2021 Western Region Meeting

The 2021 Western Region Meeting has been canceled due to concerns about coronavirus pandemic. …

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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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Major Stocking Points

Port of import

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

Main Sourcing

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

Regional Office

  • Flourtown, PA
  • Greenville, SC
  • Nacogdoches, TX
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Edmonds, WA
  • Shanghai, China
  • Southampton, NJ
  • St. Charles, IL
  • Oakland, CA
  • Noblesville, IN

Import Point

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • 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
  • Seattle, WA
  • Simpsonville, SC
  • Tampa, FL
  • Vancouver, British Columbia

Custom Blending Facility

  • Bensenville, IL

Additional Sourcing Points

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