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Buckman continues to climb the ranks each year, now ranking 16th nationwide

MEMPHIS, TN, USA, February 26, 2015 – Buckman announced today it was ranked 16th in Training Magazine's Training Top 125. Buckman, which is the highest ranked company headquartered in Tennessee and the only company in the specialty chemical business, has made the list for the past 13 years, and is taking its place in the elite Top 25 for the second year in a row.

The Top 125 ranking is determined by assessing a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs, and how closely such development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives.

"In scoring the 2015 applications, the Training Top 125 judges focused relentlessly on how applicants demonstrated the effectiveness of their training through Kirkpatrick Level 3 (behavior) and 4 (results) evaluations," said Lorri Freifeld, editor-in-chief of Training magazine. "Buckman's No. 16 ranking underscores its commitment to effective employee training and development that resulted in the achievement of key corporate strategic goals and continued organizational success."

"Year after year, we are proud to be selected among the nation's top training organizations," said Chip Westbrook, vice president of Human Resources for Buckman. "The development of all of our associates not only is a top priority for Human Resources and our management team, but also is key to our future growth and success."

For more information about this honor, please visit: http://www.trainingmag.com/training-magazine-ranks-2015-top-125-organizations.

About Buckman
Buckman is a privately held, global specialty chemical company with headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., USA. Buckman works proactively and collaboratively with worldwide customers in pulp and paper, leather and water treatment to deliver exceptional service and innovative specialty chemical solutions. Buckman's goal is to help customers boost productivity, reduce risk, improve product quality and provide a measurable return on investment. Buckman is committed to safeguarding the environment, maintaining safety in the workplace and promoting sustainable development, for its associates, its customers and its communities in more than 90 countries around the world.

About Training magazine
Training is a 51-year-old professional development magazine written for training, human resources, and business management professionals in all industries that advocate training and workforce development as a business tool. Training also produces world-class conferences, expositions, and digital products that focus on job-related, employer-sponsored training and education in the working world. Training is published by Lakewood Media Group.

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