Palmer Holland Expands Relationship with American Colors

CLEVELAND, OH – Effective March 4, 2016 - Robert Bourne, Vice President of Sales, American Colors, Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Palmer Holland in the southwest and west territories.

This additional coverage gives Palmer Holland a greater area to sell American Colors’ custom pigment dispersions into a wide variety of markets including CASE and plastics. The states affected by this territory expansion include Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

American Colors and Palmer Holland have grown together for over 25 years and built a meaningful relationship during that time. “I am very pleased that American Colors has recognized Palmer Holland as a trusted partner in their business development plans,” says Mark Riemann, Vice President of Marketing, Palmer Holland.

About American Colors, Inc.
American Colors, Inc., founded in 1975 as a gelcoat manufacturer, is a diversified manufacturer of functional dispersions serving the CASE and lubricant markets. American Colors specializes in customer-focused solutions to complex coatings and colorants problems. To learn more, visit

About Palmer Holland
Palmer Holland, founded in 1925, began as a technical distributor to the ink market. Since that time, we have evolved to become a national sales and marketing organization in the specialty chemical industry, serving both the CASE and lubricant markets. We provide complete solutions for the most challenging technical issues facing industries today. To learn more, visit


We're Hiring!

Palmer Holland is looking for Account Managers (Outside Salespeople) in Houston, TX and the San Francisco Bay Area. 


Essential tasks of the position include:

  • Sell PH products and act as a professional sales representative for distribution partners
  • Perform sales calls on a daily basis via phone, email, fax and in person
  • Develop and implement sales plans, document price quotes, perform sales contract reviews, and report sales performance
  • Communicate with customers and internal staff to secure sales orders and assure customer satisfaction
  • Grow sales in the assigned territory by engaging in relationship-based sales techniques



  • A four-year degree from an accredited university in a field applicable to technical sales in PH associated industries
  • Experience in chemical/technical sales
    • Experience in managing and executing product sales plans
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand technical and non-technical documents as they relate to the sales of and contracts for the company’s products


If you think you are a fit for this position and want to work with the great people at Palmer Holland, please submit your resume through the Palmer Holland website at

Palmer Holland Giving Tree

'Tis the season to give back, and donations are pouring in. The Palmer Holland Giving Tree is helping support two local two families from Northeast Ohio organizations this holiday season. Employee donations range from clothes to toys to appliances and everything in between.

WomenSafe is a non-profit organization that provides free support to anyone experiencing violence in their home or dating relationship and serves women in East Side communities. Adopt-A-Family serves families in Lorain, Cuyahoga, and other Northeast Ohio communities.

Together we can make a difference. Thank you to everyone who donated time and gifts to make these families' Christmases extra special. 


Scott Bader expands territory with Palmer Holland



Palmer Holland's distribution role with Scott Bader has been expanded into the Southwest to include the states of Texas, New Mexico, Mississippi and Louisiana.  


Effective September 11, 2015, Palmer Holland will begin the promotion and distribution of the following products in the Southwest:

  • Texicryl®- Acrylic and styrene acrylic polymers
  • Polidene®- PVdC co-polymers
  • Texipol®- Inverse emulsion rheology modifiers


Palmer Holland’s current footprint for Scott Bader includes Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Delaware, Rhode Island and Maryland.  


To learn more about Scott Bader, visit


About Scott Bader

Scott Bader, established in 1921, is a multinational chemical company employing 600 people worldwide. Its key activities are the development, manufacture, distribution and sales of synthetic resins and polymers into applications such as marine, land transport, adhesives, building and decoration, graphic arts, surface coatings and textiles.


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