Palmer Holland Receives Great Recognition From Evonik

Palmer Holland, a premier specialty chemical distributor, is pleased to announce it is the recipient of the Evonik Inorganic Materials Distributor of the Year award for the Highest Sales Growth in 2013.

Palmer Holland received this recognition for the second year in a row. This award comes shortly after receiving two others for Excellence in Sales Growth, Silica and Excellence in Innovation, Dynasylan®.

Thank you to Evonik Inorganic Materials for this award and to all Palmer employees who made this possible. We are excited to continue this sales growth in the future.

Palmer Holland Makes The Plain Dealer's Top Workplaces List

On Sunday, June 15, The Cleveland Plain Dealer published “The Plain Dealer Top Workplaces” for 2014 – a list of the best places to work in the Northeast Ohio area. We are delighted to announce that Palmer Holland has been named to the list, for the second year in a row, as the #24 small company in the area. This is one up from our #25 ranking last year.  

The evaluation for the Top Workplaces program is based upon feedback from an employee survey. This year's list includes 100 companies in three divisions. 

We are honored to have been selected for the award, particularly as the judges were Palmer Holland employees! Thank you all for making Palmer Holland a great place to work.

To view other companies that made this year's list, please visit the Cleveland Plain Dealer website.

TBF Environmental Completes U.S. Distribution Network

TBF Environmental Technology Inc., a world leader in the development of VOC-exempt industrial solvents, has announced the appointment of two US distributors.

  • Palmer Holland, Inc., with hubs in five major cities will distribute TBF products to the Eastern, Southern and Mid-western regions.
  • Dorsett & Jackson, based in Los Angeles, will cover distribution for the US West Coast, Alaska and the Rocky Mountain states.

David W. Rowat, TBF CEO said: "The appointment of two well-established and respected distributors like Palmer Holland and Dorsett & Jackson are an important step for TBF. The commitment of our new distributors demonstrates the growing commercial acceptance of our effective, green solvents. We expect to see a rapid increase of our sales in 2014 and beyond."

TBF develops and manufactures environmentally-friendly solvents that replace toxic solvents commonly used in the workplace. Industrial solvents release Volatile Organic Compounds to the atmosphere which can cause serious damage to the long-term health of people, including tremors, impaired memory, hearing loss, and central nervous system damage. TBF’s alternative solvents are the only products which work effectively across a range of industrial applications which are also safe for humans and the environment.

To view the full press release, see the attached document below.
TBF Completes U.S. Distributor Network
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Palmer Holland named Top Workplace

Palmer Holland Recognized as a Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio
North Olmsted company has been fostering a positive workplace culture since 1925

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio (June 17, 2013) – Palmer Holland, a premier distributor of specialty chemicals has been recognized as a 2013 Top Workplace by The Plain Dealer, Ohio’s largest daily newspaper.  

Now in its fourth year, the list is based on employees’ opinions at companies with 50 or more employees in 11 Northeast Ohio counties.  Employees are asked to rate key areas across their organization such as leadership, benefits, training, work/life flexibility, ethics and communication. The Top Workplace list includes companies, nonprofits and government agencies.

“Knowing that the ranking is based on what our employees think about working at Palmer Holland makes this recognition an extra special achievement,” said Bryn Irvine, president, Palmer Holland. “We pride ourselves on not only exceeding our customer expectations but also our employee expectations. This recognition reflects that we are successfully keeping that commitment.”  

Established in 1925, Palmer Holland has just over 100 employees. Its headquarters in North Olmsted, Ohio, is designed to promote an open, healthy, and fun atmosphere. The office space features vibrant colors, low-walled workstations, treadmill “walk” stations, modern yet comfortable common areas, three putting greens, and offices along the perimeter with glass walls allowing for unobstructed outside views from nearly anywhere throughout the space.

Employees surveyed at Palmer Holland attribute their high job satisfaction to a company culture that encourages new ideas and decision-making autonomy, as well as opportunities for advancement and being a part of meaningful work. According to the poll, employees also appreciate the consistent effort to make the workday fun through social outings and staff luncheons.

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Palmer Holland, headquartered in North Olmsted, Ohio, is a premier specialty chemical distributor dedicated to helping businesses succeed in both the CASE and lubricant industrial sectors. The company is committed to consistently exceeding the expectations of its customers, principals and partners and provides complete solutions for the most challenging technical issues facing industries today. To learn more, visit