Dan Rominiecki Joins Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition Team

Cleveland, OH – Effective October 15, 2018 – Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition is pleased to announce that it has named Dan Rominiecki as Ingredient Consultant – Northeast.

In his new role, Rominiecki’s responsibilities will include developing and executing on Palmer Holland’s commercial strategies, interfacing with customers and principals, and driving profitable growth. With a degree in Pastry Arts, his extensive industry experience includes commercial sales roles in finished goods retail, foodservice solutions, and specialty ingredients.

Rominiecki currently resides in Ambler, PA and will be responsible for eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. He is an active member of the International Food Technology (IFT), Private Label Manufacturers (PLMA), and Professional Manufacturing Confectioners (PMCA) Associations.

Palmer Holland’s rapidly expanding line of specialty, on-trend, and label-friendly ingredients from global manufacturing leaders is key to solving unmet customer needs in the marketplace. “Dan’s commercial experience coupled with his strategic thinking and proven ability to deliver results make him the right person to help execute Palmer Holland’s strategic priorities and drive sustainable growth in the Northeast,” says Bret Horace, Sales Director – Health & Nutrition.

For more information, please email info@palmerholland.com or visit the Palmer Holland website at www.palmerholland.com.

Emerald Kalama Appoints Palmer Holland As K-FLEX® Distributor

VANCOUVER, WA (Oct. 10, 2018) – Emerald Kalama Chemical appointed Palmer Holland as a preferred distributor for its portfolio of K-FLEX® plasticizers, coalescents and modifiers in the Northeast quadrant of the United States, including New England, Northern Atlantic, Ohio Valley and Midwest.

“Palmer Holland is a good fit for the K-FLEX business because their team prioritizes flexibility, excellent service and rapid execution. These values align with the expectations of our customers and with Emerald Kalama’s reputation as a high quality, reliable supplier. Further, Palmer Holland is well established and regarded in key industries served by K-FLEX, such as adhesives, sealants, vinyl and coatings,” said Shamsi Gravel, global sales director and vice president, key accounts.

K-FLEX dibenzoates are utilized as plasticizers, coalescents and modifiers, delivering critical performance characteristics to a wide range of industrial applications. They are effective, high solvating alternatives that eliminate the health and environmental concerns of increasingly regulated chemistries such as phthalates and high-VOC/SVHC substances. They are REACh compliant, ultra-low-VOC, non-phthalate and non-SVHC, with some offerings that have clearances for use in food-contact applications.

For more information or to make an inquiry, visit the Emerald Kalama Principal Page or contact Palmer Holland customer service at 800.635.4822 or info@palmerholland.com.

About Emerald Kalama Chemical
Emerald Kalama Chemical offers solutions to make products longer lasting, more appealing and higher performing, including adhesives, foods, beverages, home care, coatings, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, rubber and vinyl. Headquartered in Vancouver, Wash., the business group manufactures aroma chemicals, plasticizers, antimicrobials, synthesis intermediates, antioxidants, and rubber accelerators at its operations in the U.S. and Europe (Kalama, Wash., Henry, Ill., Widnes, United Kingdom and Rotterdam, The Netherlands). Emerald Kalama Chemical is a business group of Emerald Performance Materials.

About Palmer Holland
Established in 1925 as Palmer Supplies Company, today Palmer Holland is a national specialty chemical and ingredient distributor of raw materials with its headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio and 40+ account managers and ingredient consultants stationed across the United States. Palmer Holland is a private, employee-owned company, allowing greater flexibility in the marketplace and a dedicated platform for long-term success. This flexibility allows Palmer Holland to provide customers and principals with the most effective and efficient solutions. Partners are rooted in the areas of CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers), lubricants, personal care, agriculture, health & nutrition, and plastics markets.

Ceamsa and Palmer Holland Form Commercial Partnership For Hydrocolloids


Cleveland, OH – Effective ImmediatelyCeamsa, a world-class manufacturer of naturally derived hydrocolloids, appoints Palmer Holland as national distributor for the United States Health & Nutrition market.

Palmer Holland will represent Ceamsa’s complete range of:

- Pectin: obtained from citrus peels, is one of the most versatile and valuable hydrocolloids
- Fiber: natural fiber ingredient purified from citrus peel with highly functional properties for a wide variety of applications
- Carrageenan: unique functionalities extracted from special species of red seaweed
- Alginate: natural hydrocolloid obtained from brown seaweed
- Refined Locust Bean Gum: natural hydrocolloid extracted from seeds of the carob tree

These hydrocolloids from nature are characterized by stabilizing, gel forming, thickening, and texturizing properties.

Ceamsa is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories and technical staff to offer tailor-made solutions. The products fit health (clean label, fat replacement, gluten-free), ethical (vegan) and religious (kosher, halal) consumer requirements.

For more information, contact your Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition Ingredient Consultant or the Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition Technical Director, Charles Barber, at 630-729-4823 or cbarber@palmerholland.com.

About Ceamsa
Compañia Española de Algas Marinas (CEAMSA) was established in 1966 in O Porriño, Spain. Since the beginning, this innovative and specialized company has dedicated its activities to production, development and worldwide distribution of natural hydrocolloids in the five continents. Nowadays, CEAMSA products (carrageenan, pectin, fibre, alginate and refined locust bean gum), are demanded in the different markets due to their stabilizing, gel forming, thickening and texturizing properties.