3M Advanced Materials Division Awards Palmer Holland National Distributorship

Cleveland, OH – January 17, 2019 – 3M Advanced Materials Division announced that it has expanded service nationwide with Palmer Holland.

This territory expansion builds upon Palmer Holland’s existing responsibilities in the Central, Midwest, and Northeast regions. Palmer Holland represents 3M Advanced Materials Division’s lines of:

  • Boron Nitride Cooling Fillers
  • Ceramic Microspheres
  • Dynamar™ Polymer Processing Additives
  • Dyneon™ PTFE Polymer Additives
  • Fluorosurfactants
  • Glass Bubbles
  • Stain-Resistant Additives

“Palmer Holland has been representing 3M Advanced Materials Division’s products for 30 years and has provided unparalleled excellence in supporting our customers during this timeframe,” said James Helbling, 3M Account Executive. 3M looks forward to this expanded, national partnership to service our customers’ products, markets, and applications.”

“3M has been one of our premier partners for a long time, and this expansion further solidifies our relationship with one another,” said Tony Denton, Palmer Holland Business Director. “We are very excited to represent such an iconic and progressive company throughout the entire United States.”

For more information, contact your Palmer Holland Account Manager or the Palmer Holland 3M Business Director Tony Denton, at 502-649-0803 or tdenton@palmerholland.com.

Visit the 3M Advanced Materials Division landingpage to view additional products, documents, and more.


About 3M Advanced Materials
At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $32 billion in sales, our 91,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNews.

Evonik Coatings Additives Appoints Palmer Holland As Midwest Distributor

Cleveland, OH – Effective Immediately – Evonik Corp.’s Coating Additives business line has appointed Palmer Holland as its Midwest Region distributor.

Palmer Holland’s territory with the business line includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Evonik Corp.’s Coating Additives business unit is home to products such as ACEMATT®, AEROSIL®, SURFYNOL®, TEGO®, and much more.


“With an expanded product portfolio and expertise from three legacy businesses of Evonik and Air Products’ Performance Material Division, the new business line Coatings Additives is in a fortunate situation to be able to deliver additional value to our coatings and inks customers. As an extension of our sales force, our distribution partners play a critical role in this value delivery,” said John Kennedy, vice president, Coating Additives Americas. “This new, streamlined distribution network of Evonik’s Coating Additives business line will help us deliver on this promise with speed, efficiency, and simplicity.”


For more information, contact your Palmer Holland Account Manager or the Palmer Holland Evonik Business Manager, Mike Pfeiffer, at 614-214-8413 or mpfeiffer@palmerholland.com.


About Evonik Coating Additives

The world's most experienced rookie - that's us. The Coating Additives business line of Evonik. We combine decades of expertise with the enthusiasm and dedication of a start-up. With the united powers of Silica products, TEGO® additives, and specialty additives of former Air Products, we offer innovative and tailor-made solutions that deliver real value for your coating formulation. More than 500 products, approximately 500 employees, and 30 production and research sites across the globe make up our business line. Our diverse product portfolio contains countless additives (like defoamers, dispersants, rheology control additives, and many more), matting agents, co-binders, specialty resins, and nanoresins.

Clariant Expands Partnership With Palmer Holland in North America

  • Palmer Holland will be sole distributor for additives in Canada
  • Expands on existing relationship supporting all of North America


Charlotte, N.C., November 15, 2017Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces an expanded partnership with Palmer Holland for the business unit Additives in Canada. Adding to their existing responsibilities, Palmer Holland will become the sole regional distributor in North America for Clariant’s performance additives, flame retardants, and waxes.


Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Palmer Holland has more than 40 solution providers stationed across the United States and has been an authorized distributor for Clariant Additives since 2012. They became the primary distributor for Clariant Additives covering the entire United States in 2016.


Clariant’s Additives business is a major supplier of products and solutions with functional effects in plastics, coatings and printing inks, adhesives, textiles & fibers and other applications. Its portfolio includes a large variety of innovative and sustainable flame retardants that meet high safety and fire protection requirements as well as performance additives and waxes that improve heat, light, and weather resistance, among other benefits.


Marketed under the trade name Exolit®, Clariant‘s patented non-halogenated flame retardants provide environmentally more compatible protection for buildings, electric and electronic equipment as well as textiles and other materials used in airplanes, trains, busses and ships. Clariant also manufactures innovative waxes for plastic applications, hot melt adhesives, polishes and protective coatings. Its Performance Additives prevent oxidation, dissipate electric charge accumulation and improve heat, light and weather resistance.


Clariant has made sustainability a key element of its business approach. Numerous solutions have been awarded the Clariant EcoTain® label for outstanding sustainability and best-in-class performance. EcoTain labeled products have undergone a systematic, in-depth screening process using 36 criteria in all three sustainability dimensions: social, environmental and economic.


About Clariant:
As one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, Clariant contributes to value creation with innovative and sustainable solutions for customers from many industries. Our portfolio is designed to meet very specific needs with as much precision as possible. At the same time, our research and development is focused on addressing the key trends of our time. These include energy efficiency, renewable raw materials, emission-free mobility, and conserving finite resources. Our business units are organized into four Business Areas: Care Chemicals, Natural Resources, Catalysis and Plastics & Coatings.

Focus Chemical Lets New Brand Image Loose at STLE


Focus Chemical is geared up to have its presence undoubtedly noticed at this year’s STLE Annual Meeting.


For a long time, Focus Chemical’s brand image didn’t reflect its dedication to extreme flexibility in providing solutions to customers, unsurpassed technical knowledge shared directly from our chemists, and continuous development of unique chemistries to solve any of the industry’s metalworking fluid problems. In early 2017, we rebranded Focus Chemical to renew its reputation as the nation’s leading manufacturer of high performance metalworking additives.


Now that the 2017 STLE Annual Meeting is here, it is time to let the new Focus Chemical branding shine. Make sure you get your Focus Chemical branded bag with your STLE registration in Atlanta May 21-25, 2017. Chemists from Focus Chemical and Account Managers from Palmer Holland will be on site, so bring your metalworking questions!