ILTA represents 81 companies and partnerships that operate bulk liquid storage terminals in 43 countries. These facilities are located in ports and along rivers, canals and pipelines. They serve the vital economic purpose of transferring liquid products from one transportation mode to another. Products handled by members include crude oil, petroleum products and a wide variety of chemicals, as well as ethanol, biodiesel, vegetable oils, molasses and fertilizers. Learn more >>
The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA) was established in 1948 in order to meet the needs of its Members by providing advocacy, networking, and a collaborative effort to succeed in today’s business world. The trade association is the principal voice for the industry before Congress, federal regulatory agencies and other industry groups. Through its enforceable Code of Ethics, ILMA promotes integrity and quality in lubricant manufacturing and marketing. Learn more >>
Petroleum Packaging Council (PPC) was formed to provide technical leadership and education to the petroleum packaging industry, while providing a forum where members can exchange pertinent information for the betterment of the industry and the world we live in. This is done via lectures, seminars, training courses, supplier trade shows, and general discussions. It is international in scope and includes packaging from the receipt of materials through the manufacturing process to the ultimate consumer. All aspects are considered, including: environmental stewardship, quality techniques, processing, human requirements, distribution and service. Learn more >>
The state of Indiana annually ships over 70 million tons of cargo by water each year, which ranks 14th among all U.S. states. More than half of Indiana’s border is water, which includes 400 miles of direct access to two major freight transportation arteries: the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway (via Lake Michigan) and the Inland Waterway System (via the Ohio River).