Women-Owned, World-Class Raw Materials.

Diversify Your Supply with TRI  – Chemical distribution, done differently.

TRInternational, Inc. (TRI) provides creative sourcing solutions, quality product alternatives, and personal customer service as a worldwide, full-line chemical distributor. Our established national distribution networks and global logistics supply chain relationships ensure prompt and efficient sourcing of raw materials. We hold both domestic and import inventory for rapid distribution. We do a thorough review of all suppliers to ensure we select those who provide stability in quality and delivery.

 

Our knowledge and industry experience support our commitment to provide creative sourcing solutions and value-added options for your business. Because of our history and contacts in international trade, we are able to source new, unusual, and specialized products as requested by our customers. We also work on products that are ‘hard to source’ based on factors such as plant shutdowns or shipping disruptions due to current world events.

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CORE COMPETENCIES:
  • Raw Materials Product and Sourcing Solutions
  • Dedicated Operations, Logistics, and Support
  • Responsible Care and Distribution Practices
  • Custom Blending, Packaging, and Storage

 

DIFFERENTIATORS:

We secure “hard to source” products and quality product alternatives. We are a verified responsible distributor and active member of the National  Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). As a full-service importer, we have dedicated one-on-one operational experts and an in-house logistics team. We offer nationwide warehousing and stocking points. We consistently review import and national regulations and evaluate all sources through our supplier verification and audit process.

 

SOURCING SOLUTIONS, OPERATIONS, & COMPLIANCE:
  • Exclusive sourcing partnerships
  • Quality product alternatives and functional offsets
  • Pre-shipment samples for special specification products
  • Knowledge of domestic and international market conditions
  • Full-service importer with dedicated in-house logistics team
  • Dedicated one-on-one support staff, customer service, and sales
  • Nation-wide warehousing and stocking points
  • Full-service import department
  • Consistent review of import regulations
  • Verified responsible distributor – NACD
  • Supplier, warehouse, and carrier reviews and audits
  • Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) – transport Canada
  • DOT, OSHA , IATA, and GHS training

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS:
  • Largest LGBTQ-Owned Businesses, PSBJ: #1 in  2020 & 2021
  • Largest Women-Owned Businesses, PSBJ: #7 in  2020, #13 in 2021
  • Largest Private Companies, PSBJ:  #118 in 2020, #66 in 2021
  • ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors, #70 in North America 2020
  • ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors, #47 in North America 2021
  • 40 Under 40 honoree, Megan E. Gluth-Bohan, Esq., PSBJ: 2016
  • Top 100 Fastest-Growing WA Private Businesses, PSBJ:  2005, 2009, 2010, 2020, 2021
  • Largest Private Companies – Washington State, PSBJ:  2013, 2014, 2020

CERTIFICATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS, & Diversity Programs:
  • SBA Small Business Administration Certified
  • WBENC: Women-Owned Business Enterprise
  • WOSB Women-Owned Small Business Certified
  • LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) Certified
  • NGLCC National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • GSBA Greater Seattle Business Association
  • Enrolled in the Simplified Acquisition Program and System for Award
  • Management (SAM) registration with US Federal
  • Contractor Registration (USFCR)
  • NACD National Association of Chemical Distributors
  • NWCA Northwest Chemical Association
  • Society of Cosmetic Chemists
  • American Coatings Association