Labelmaster Named Exclusive Label Manufacturer for CHEMTREC | Business Wire

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Labelmaster, the leading provider of labels, packaging and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods and hazardous materials, today announced that it has been named the exclusive label manufacturer and distributor for CHEMTREC®. The partnership supports both companies’ commitment to the safe and compliant shipping of dangerous goods by providing CHEMTREC customers with a go-to source for printing labels containing the CHEMTREC number.



Houston company faces charges for dumping hazardous materials | CW39 NewsFix

HOUSTON— A chemical container company in southeast Houston faces felony charges for illegally dumping Benzene and other toxic liquids into a storm drain on their business's property.

A drain that runs into waterways leading to nearby communities and Seguin Elementary School.

Houston Police say, former employees contacted authorities complaining of chemicals that would burn through gloves and irritate eyes.

Wright Container's owner, 50-year-old, Ronald Wright and General Manager, Gregory Hance, 41, were indicted by the Harris County Grand Jury for alleged water pollution and improper disposal and storage of hazardous materials.

If convicted the men could face up to ten years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines for each violation.



Owner of California shipping company guilty of hazardous materials violations

 The owner of a San Francisco Bay Area shipping company has pleaded guilty to illegally transporting hazardous materials and failing to properly declare imports of toxic substances, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) revealed Monday.    On Dec. 20, 2017, Peiwen Zhou, the owner of Union City, Calif.-based AK Scientific, Inc., pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.    He had been indicted by a federal grand jury in February 2017 and charged with conspiracy, smuggling, and violations of the Hazard Materials Transportation Act (HMTA) and the Toxic Substance Control Act.