TOR Minerals International, Inc. Expands Territory with Palmer Holland

 

Cleveland, OH – September 17, 2019 – Effective immediately, TOR Minerals International, Inc. –a worldwide producer of specialty mineral products – has expanded Palmer Holland’s sales and marketing footprint down the Eastern Seaboard in its entirety.

This expansion builds upon Palmer Holland’s current territory of both the Midwest and Northeastern United States. The specialty products targeted in this expansion include TOR Minerals’ lines of:

  • BARTEX® – barium sulfate with high whiteness and brightness, chemical inertness, and controlled particle sizing
  • HALTEX® – economical, non-toxic, flame retardant & smoke suppressant filler
  • HITOX® – high-quality, cost-effective, buff-colored titanium dioxide pigment produced for use in a broad range of non-white applications
  • TIOPREM® – colored inorganic titanium dioxide pigment used in paints and coatings, including powder coatings & primers

For more information, contact Ron Zmich, Vice President – CASE, rzmich@palmerholland.com. 


About TOR Minerals International, Inc.
TOR Minerals seeks to maintain a leading position as a worldwide producer of specialty mineral products through the continual development of high value, cost-effective product solutions designed to satisfy customer-specific requirements. In line with its initiative, the company focuses on strong technical support & flexibility in its plant operations. Working in close cooperation with customers, the Sales/ R&D/ Production team effort is supported by management, which strives to create an open & rewarding environment for achieving success. For more information, please visit the TOR Minerals website at www.torminerals.com

LG Chem Appoints Palmer Holland As US Distributor

Cleveland, OH – June 27, 2019 – Effective immediately, LG Chem, a leading global manufacturer in the petrochemical, energy solutions, advanced materials, and life sciences industries, appoints Palmer Holland as national distributor for its line of LUCENE™ polyolefin elastomers.

LUCENE™ is LG Chem's representative POE product. It provides distinctly superior impact resistance/shock absorption, high elasticity, and low thermal sealing temperature. LUCENE™ is commonly used in applications for automotive, footwear, wire, cable, foam, multi-layered films, laminating films, food packing films, and films for industrial use.

“LG Chem is one of the most highly respected manufacturers of POE because of the proprietary metallocene catalyst,” said Eugene Bae, International Business Development Manager, Palmer Holland. “Their dedication to customer growth and success through creating innovative materials and solutions matches perfectly with the Palmer Holland culture.”

For more information, contact your Palmer Holland Account Manager or Eugene Bae, International Business Development Manager, ebae@palmerholland.com. You can visit the LG Chem Principal Page to view additional resources.


About LG Chem
LG Chem, Ltd. is Korea’s largest diversified chemical company which operates four main business units: Basic Materials & Chemicals, Energy Solutions, IT & Electronic Materials and Life Sciences. The chemical business manufactures a wide range of products, from petrochemical goods to high-value added plastics. It also extends its chemical expertise into high-tech areas such as rechargeable batteries, electronic materials, and drugs & vaccines. LG Chem is also one of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery manufacturers with significant market share in consumer, automotive, and stationary applications. Throughout multiple production facilities and an extensive distribution network, LG Chem strives to become a leading global company. For more information, please visit the LG Chem website at www.lgchem.com.

Palmer Holland To Represent Elkem Silicones Product Lines

Cleveland, OH – May 29, 2019 – Effective immediately, Elkem Silicones USA Corp., a global manufacturer of advanced silicone-based materials, appoints Palmer Holland as national distributor for the BLUESIL™ and SILCOLAPSE™ product lines.

Agrochemicals, which protect and enhance crops, often produce foam that hinders their efficiency and application on plants. Silcolapse™ silicone foam control agents and Bluesil™ silicone surfactants enhance manufacturing processes, improve productivity, and facilitate spreading and wetting performances on the plant.

Silcolapse™ is used for crop protection products such as herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, plant nutrients (fertilizers), and plant growth regulators and for home and garden applications. Bluesil™ is used for crop protection & crop nutrition as super spreaders and wetting agents. It improves the efficiency of actives in plants with super spreading performances.

“We are very excited about our new partnership with Elkem and the opportunities it will bring forward as we focus our efforts into Agrochemicals, HI&I, and other key markets,” said Chad Leighty, Palmer Holland Business Director – Agriculture. “The addition of the Bluesil™ and Silcolapse™ product lines to our portfolio will further solidify our foothold in the agriculture marketplace.”

Elkem Silicones’ ingredients are used in a wide range of agrichemical applications and at all stages in the manufacturing and growing process, as processing aids and formulation ingredients, as in-can or tank mix adjuvants. All of Elkem’s ingredients for crop and plant treatments are safe for people and the environment and comply with national and international regulatory standards.

For more information, contact your Palmer Holland Account Manager or Chad Leighty, Palmer Holland Business Director – Agriculture, at cleighty@palmerholland.com. You can also visit the Elkem Silicones landing page.

 

About Elkem Silicones
Elkem Silicones has more than 3,100 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is one of the world’s leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 9 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 11 R&D centers around the globe. Based in Lyon, France, Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care, and textiles. www.silicones.elkem.com

Carpenter Expands Distribution Agreement With Palmer Holland

Cleveland, OH – March 12, 2019 – Effective immediately, Carpenter announced the expansion of the geographic distribution territory of Palmer Holland into Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

This territory expansion builds upon Palmer Holland’s existing responsibilities in the Central, Midwest, and Northeast regions.

Palmer Holland represents Carpenter’s lines of:

  • CARPOL® Polyether Polyols
  • NIONIC™ Surfactants and Polyglycols

CARPOL® NIONIC™ surfactants and polyglycols are high-performance products with excellent solubility and solvency. Each of these materials is incredibly stable chemically and are non-hazardous with high flash points. This makes them inert; thus, safe to handle. These materials are very stable in storage and do not hydrolyze or become rancid.

For more information, contact your Palmer Holland Account Manager or the Palmer Holland Carpenter Business Manager, Mike Johnson, at 724-554-5074 or mjohnson@palmerholland.com. You can also visit the Carpenter landing page to learn more. 

About Carpenter
Carpol® polyols from Carpenter Co. are used to make products as rigid as surfboards, as soft as bedding, as resilient as car seats, and as reliable as coatings, adhesives and sealants. With over 35 years of experience, Carpenter knows what it takes to make polyols for any application. Carpenter Co. can produce chemicals to your exact specifications, and pride ourselves on the ability to deliver them to meet your production schedule with the highest attention to detail.