CSX Corp. announces fifty-three customers as winners of the company’s Chemical Safety Excellence Award for their outstanding dedication to the safe transportation of hazardous materials throughout 2023.

For thirty years, CSX has acknowledged its chemical customers for their shared commitment to safety with this recognition. The longevity of this distinguished honor highlights the essential role customers play in protecting CSX employees and the communities it serves, and reinforces the position of rail as the safest mode for transporting chemicals over land.

To qualify for the award, a customer must have shipped a minimum of 600 carloads of hazardous materials within the calendar year without any non-accidental releases of regulated hazardous materials.

In total, the fifty-three winners collectively shipped 144,640 carloads across the CSX network in 2023, underscoring the importance of CSX customers’ daily commitment to safety.

CSX recognized Cargill as a standout honoree for achieving fifteen consecutive years of excellence. In addition, five-year milestone winners included Arkema Inc., BP, Cornerstone Chemical Co., Dow Chemical, Heritage Environmental Services LLC, Irving Oil, and Methanex Methanol.