Bulk chemical hauler Quality Carriers has expanded its presence in the Midwest.

One of its existing independent affiliates, Linmoore Investments, has opened in the Chicago suburb of Channahon, Ill.

“This gives us another market for driver recruiting and enhances our ability for lane efficiency," said, Jody Mangeot, president, Linmoore Investments.

Quality recently expanded in the Denver, West Texas, Houston, Indianapolis and Pennsylvania markets, while Linmoore currently has well-established terminals in Cincinnati, Lima, Barberton, and Southpoint, Ohio; Institute, W.Va.; and Morton, Ill.

Quality Carriers is a subsidiary of Quality Distribution, which operates one of the largest chemical bulk logistics networks in North America.