Pittsburgh, PA – December 28, 2018 – LANXESS Corporation announced today that Palmer Holland will become the exclusive distributor for Bayferrox® and Colortherm® brand inorganic pigments for the western United States beginning January 1, 2019.
The Ohio-based specialty chemical distributor will add the West territory to its current responsibilities for Bayferrox and Colortherm brand pigments sales in the Northeast and Midwest regions.
“We are pleased to extend our relationship with Palmer Holland, from coast to coast,” said Peter Baldus, Head of business unit Inorganic Pigments for the Americas region. “Palmer Holland has a knowledgeable sales staff throughout the U.S. and has earned a reputation as a professional, customer-focused partner for our products in the coatings, plastics and specialties markets. We are excited to work together to serve our customers with effective and efficient solutions to meet their needs.”
“We very much look forward to further progressing our long-standing partnership with LANXESS’ Inorganic Pigments Group by extending our service reach to the West Coast,” said Ron Zmich, Palmer Holland Business director – CASE. “Our organizations are an excellent fit, and LANXESS’ global leadership with respect to both innovation and product stewardship in the iron oxide space continues to prove to be a competitive advantage for our customers.”
Palmer Holland is a national specialty chemical and ingredient distributor of raw materials with headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio and more than 40 account managers and ingredient consultants stationed across the United States.
About Lanxess Inorganic Pigments
The Inorganic Pigments (IPG) business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS is the world’s largest manufacturer of iron oxides and a leading producer of inorganic pigments based on chrome oxides. The iron oxides produced by LANXESS IPG have a decades-long track record in coloring paints and coatings, plastics and paper, as well as specialty pigments for toners and other applications.
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