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.

Announcing Drew Ursic As Midwest Region Sales Manager

 

Cleveland, OH – Effective Immediately – Palmer Holland, a national specialty chemical and ingredient distributor, is proud to announce that it has named Drew Ursic as Midwest Region Sales Manager.

Ursic joined the Palmer Holland team in 2011 as an Account Manager-In-Training and moved to the Midwest Region as an Account Manager in 2012. He will relocate to the Chicago area sometime in the next several months in order to be more centrally accessible to his team.

A few of his main responsibilities include communicating with senior executives to establish and execute sales goals for the region, collaborating with principals to implement growth strategies, assisting in the professional growth of his team, and ensuring the Palmer Holland team provides customers with the technical knowledge needed for success.

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

 

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 stationed across the United States. We are a private, employee-owned company which allows us greater flexibility in the marketplace and a dedicated platform for long-term success. This flexibility allows us to provide our customers and principals with the most effective and efficient solutions. Our partners are rooted in the areas of CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers), lubricants, personal care, agriculture, health & nutrition, and plastics market. For more information about Palmer Holland, please visit the company's website at www.palmerholland.com.

Learn More About Our Health & Nutrition Vertical

At Palmer Holland, our belief is that you deserve an experienced, specialized sales team that’s available across the country. As an independent distributor, transparency, trust, and focus are as important to us as they are to our partners. Over 90 years in the specialty distribution business allows us to provide greater flexibility and technical aptitude that our partners deserve.

Through our tireless efforts, we have built an extensive health & nutrition portfolio supported by a national ingredient sales team free of distractions and dedicated to your success. The days of feeling lost in the crowd are over.


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