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.

 

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.

Palmer Holland Presented With Zochem Distributor Of The Year Award

We are honored to receive this 2018 Distributor of the Year award from Zochem! Thank you to Ed Smith and John Cartwright for presenting us with this recognition. We look forward to our continued partnership and providing sales excellence in the zinc oxide market for many years to come. Learn more about Zochem https://www.palmerholland.com/our-principals/zochem/