LANXESS’ LAB Adds to Palmer Holland’s North American Portfolio

 

Cleveland, OH – April 30, 2019 – The LANXESS Lubricant Additives business line (LAB), a manufacturer of synthetic base fluids, lubricant additives, additive packages, and formulated lubricants, appoints Palmer Holland as North American distributor for its lines of:

  • Calcinate® – Corrosion/Rust Inhibitor/Extreme Pressure Additives
  • Durad® – Phosphate Ester Antiwear Additives
  • Hatcol® – Ester Base Stocks
  • Lobase® and Hybase® – Detergent Additives
  • Naugalube® – Antioxidants
  • Reolube® – Phosphate Ester Base Stocks

This product line expansion is effective on June 1, 2019, and will add to Palmer Holland’s current offering of Additin® products.

“We are pleased to expand our relationship with Palmer Holland,” said Duane Hall, Head of Sales for LANXESS’ Lubricant Additives business line. “Palmer Holland has a knowledgeable sales staff throughout the U.S. and has earned a reputation as a professional, customer-focused partner for our Additin brand in the lubricant additives market. We are excited to work together to serve our customers with effective, efficient and comprehensive solutions to meet their needs.”

“We are excited to add this highly complementary group of LANXESS additives to our lubricant portfolio,” said Eric Kielts, Business Director - Lubricants at Palmer Holland. “The high quality, industry leading products from LANXESS will greatly benefit our customers and their formulas. Palmer Holland has a strong relationship with LANXESS’ Lubricant Additives business, and this expansion will only deepen that relationship.”

LANXESS LAB offers products for all kinds of lubrication solutions. From synthetic base fluids to single additives to additive packages, the high-performance products are in used automotive, marine, aviation and defense and industrial applications such as metalworking, power generation, refrigeration, mining and construction, primary metals and food processing.

LANXESS LAB products help customers to comply with increasingly demanding government-mandated emissions and fuel-economy standards. Whether used to protect engines and drivetrains from wear and tear or to extend the life of machinery operating at high temperatures, these products are specifically developed to fulfill the highest demanding specifications and performance standards while bringing environmental benefits to customers and their downstream users.

For more information, contact your Palmer Holland Account Manager or Eric Kielts, Palmer Holland Business Director – Lubricants, at ekielts@palmerholland.com. You can also visit the LANXESS Lubricant Additives landing page to learn more. 

About LANXESS LAB
LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 9.7 billion in 2017 and about 19,200 employees in 25 countries. The company is currently represented at 73 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing, and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals, and plastics. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.

Palmer Holland Welcomes Rechelle Huck to Health & Nutrition Team

Cleveland, OH – Effective April 15, 2019 – Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition is pleased to announce that it has named Rechelle Huck as Ingredient Consultant – Ohio Valley.

In her new role, Huck’s responsibilities will include developing and executing on Palmer Holland’s commercial strategies, interfacing with customers and principals, and driving profitable growth. Huck brings over 20 years of sales and commercial experience in the manufacturing and distribution segments for specialty ingredients, as well as an intimate knowledge of the extensive and diverse customer base throughout the region.

Huck currently resides near Indianapolis, IN and will be responsible for the entirety of the states of Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky. In addition to those, she will manage western Pennsylvania as well as most of Michigan and Indiana. She is an active member of the International Food Technology (IFT), Private Label Manufacturers (PLMA), and Professional Manufacturing Confectioners (PMCA) Associations.

Palmer Holland’s rapidly expanding line of specialty, on-trend, and label-friendly ingredients from global manufacturing leaders is key to solving unmet customer needs in the marketplace. “Rechelle’s commercial experience coupled with her strategic thinking and proven ability to deliver results make her the right person to help execute Palmer Holland’s strategic priorities and drive sustainable growth in the Ohio Valley,” said Bret Horace, Palmer Holland Business Director – Health & Nutrition.

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

Palmer Holland And Gold Coast Ingredients Form Partnership

Cleveland, OH – April 4, 2019 – Gold Coast Ingredients, a privately-held domestic manufacturer of natural colors and blends, appoints Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition as a national distributor for the United States.

Gold Coast Ingredients has a manufacturing facility in Commerce, CA as well as a research & development and distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, CA, which is staffed with senior flavor chemists, analytical chemists, and an in-house applications team.

“One of the most visible trends in today’s health & nutrition marketplace is the transition from artificial and synthetic colors to those produced from natural, sustainable, and renewable raw materials. Gold Coast helps customers address these trends with natural and organic plant, fruit, and vegetable extracts,” said Bret Horace, Business Director, Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition.

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. You can also visit the Gold Coast Ingredients landing page to learn more. 

About Gold Coast Ingredients
Gold Coast Ingredients is a privately held and operated, wholesale flavor and color manufacturer located in Los Angeles, California. Gold Coast is a GFSI and Organic Certified company offering Organic and Natural products available as liquids, powders, powder encapsulations, emulsions and advanced extractions to serve food and beverage manufacturers globally. Gold Coast also supplies custom, QAI Certified Organic, ISA Certified Halal, OU Certified or KOF-K Certified Kosher products upon request. For more information about Gold Coast Ingredients, please visit our website at www.goldcoastinc.com

Student To Represent Greater Cleveland At State Chemistry Competition

Cleveland, OH –March 13, 2019 – Alicia Ge, an eighth-grader from Lee Burneson Middle School, Westlake, OH, won a Cleveland-wide chemistry competition and was declared the Greater Cleveland You Be The Chemist Challenge® Champion. After answering dozens of chemistry and general science questions over multiple rounds of competition, she bested a field of 29 fifth- to eighth-grade students to earn a spot at the state-level competition. The winner of the Ohio State Challenge will receive an expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the National Challenge.

Run by the Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF), the You Be The Chemist Challenge® is an exciting competition that encourages students in grades 5-8 to engage with chemistry concepts and their real-world applications. The Challenge fosters connections between industry, educators, and community members to celebrate outstanding young learners and inspire them to pursue STEM careers. Students compete individually by answering multiple-choice questions to advance through a series of competition levels, beginning at their school and culminating on the national stage. At the National Challenge in June, state champions from across the country will receive national recognition and compete for college scholarships.

The 2019 Greater Cleveland Challenge was held at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, OH and was sponsored by Palmer Holland, Inc. The Ohio State Challenge will also be held at the Great Lakes Science Center on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Yikun Zhou, Antonio Gojevic, Finley Pasatta, Livia Kola, and Benjamin Hewitt also qualified to compete at the state level. The top three finalists were awarded passes to the Great Lakes Science Center.

“Competing in the Challenge requires participants to ask tough questions, think creatively, and solve problems. We hope that every student who participated is proud of what they accomplished and continues to believe in their ability to change the world around them through science,” said CEF Executive Director Dwayne Sattler. “To the students moving on to the next level of the Challenge, congratulations! Each year we are amazed by the intelligence, poise, and dedication of the young people who compete at the national level. We can’t wait to see what future STEM leaders this year has in store.”

To learn more about CEF and the You Be The Chemist Challenge®, visit us at www.chemed.org


About the Chemical Educational Foundation®

The Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF) is a nonprofit dedicated to building the excitement and value of chemistry and STEM careers with K-8 students through accessible science programs and hands-on experiences. CEF partners with educators, industry, and community members to inspire today’s students to become tomorrow’s thinkers, innovators, and STEM leaders.