Clariant Expands Partnership With Palmer Holland in North America

  • Palmer Holland will be sole distributor for additives in Canada
  • Expands on existing relationship supporting all of North America


Charlotte, N.C., November 15, 2017Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces an expanded partnership with Palmer Holland for the business unit Additives in Canada. Adding to their existing responsibilities, Palmer Holland will become the sole regional distributor in North America for Clariant’s performance additives, flame retardants, and waxes.


Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Palmer Holland has more than 40 solution providers stationed across the United States and has been an authorized distributor for Clariant Additives since 2012. They became the primary distributor for Clariant Additives covering the entire United States in 2016.


Clariant’s Additives business is a major supplier of products and solutions with functional effects in plastics, coatings and printing inks, adhesives, textiles & fibers and other applications. Its portfolio includes a large variety of innovative and sustainable flame retardants that meet high safety and fire protection requirements as well as performance additives and waxes that improve heat, light, and weather resistance, among other benefits.


Marketed under the trade name Exolit®, Clariant‘s patented non-halogenated flame retardants provide environmentally more compatible protection for buildings, electric and electronic equipment as well as textiles and other materials used in airplanes, trains, busses and ships. Clariant also manufactures innovative waxes for plastic applications, hot melt adhesives, polishes and protective coatings. Its Performance Additives prevent oxidation, dissipate electric charge accumulation and improve heat, light and weather resistance.


Clariant has made sustainability a key element of its business approach. Numerous solutions have been awarded the Clariant EcoTain® label for outstanding sustainability and best-in-class performance. EcoTain labeled products have undergone a systematic, in-depth screening process using 36 criteria in all three sustainability dimensions: social, environmental and economic.


About Clariant:
As one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, Clariant contributes to value creation with innovative and sustainable solutions for customers from many industries. Our portfolio is designed to meet very specific needs with as much precision as possible. At the same time, our research and development is focused on addressing the key trends of our time. These include energy efficiency, renewable raw materials, emission-free mobility, and conserving finite resources. Our business units are organized into four Business Areas: Care Chemicals, Natural Resources, Catalysis and Plastics & Coatings.

Olin Epoxy Novolacs Go Above And Beyond Traditional Performance

Epoxy Novolacs are traditionally difficult to work with due to their high viscosity. That is not an issue anymore thanks to Olin’s innovative low viscosity, solvent-cut and waterborne Epoxy Novolacs that do not compromise on quality or reliability. Plus, they are conveniently produced right here in the United States in Freeport, Texas.


Olin, the leading global supplier of epoxy products, boasts a stellar industry track record spanning more than 60 years in the epoxy business. This industry expertise stems from providing superior technical service and tailored formulations to fit your toughest applications.


Because Olin supplies NAFTA-certified Epoxy Novolac Resins with production sites on two separate continents, global access is easy! When you need high-quality, low viscosity Epoxy Novolacs, take a look the broad portfolio supplied by Palmer Holland and Olin Epoxy.


Why you should use Olin Epoxy Novolacs:

- Superior thermal performance over bisphenol A
- Improved properties over bisphenol A-based epoxy resins
- Corrosion resistance
- Resistance to acids, bases, and solvents
- Retention of mechanical properties at high temperatures and under wet conditions
- Minimal shrinkage
- High functionality


Where you can benefit from Olin Epoxy Novolacs:

- Corrosion-resistant marine coatings
- High-performance pipe coatings
- Chemical-resistant tank linings and containment systems
- Chemical-resistant flooring
- Structural adhesives
- High Tg composites and electrical laminates
- High temperature resistant castings
- Mechanically stable potting and molding resins


Contact your Palmer Holland Account Manager about getting your hands on a sample of Olin Epoxy Novolac Resins. 

Download Olin Epoxy Novolac Resin Brochure.pdf (975.9KB)


About Olin

As the leading global supplier of epoxy products and the only producer of Epoxy Novolac Resins on two continents, Olin is proud to provide customers with the quality and reliability they have come to expect from us for more than 60 years. Olin’s comprehensive service model combines sales, technical service, and tailored formulations for a collaborative process with our customers, providing access to local know-how backed by world-class technical resources. Olin is committed to working with our customers to develop tailored solutions addressing their most pressing challenges. Visit olinepoxy.com/products/epoxy-novolac-resins/ for more information. 

Find The Right Coatings Solutions at the Western Coatings Show Oct 15-18!

 

Palmer Holland is excited to exhibit again at the 33rd Biennial Western Coatings Show October 15-18, 2017! We are a national specialty chemical distributor with over 90 years of experience and a robust product portfolio of specialty chemistries from some of the most respected raw material manufacturers in the world. We are headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and have 40+ solution providers stationed across the United States. Stop by booth #407 to discuss how Palmer Holland and our suppliers are committed to bringing you innovative solutions for your customers.  

Palmer Holland Is The New National Distributor For Kronos TiO2

Effective November 1, 2017 – Kronos has appointed Palmer Holland as its exclusive U.S. distributor for its line of titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments for use in industrial applications.


Kronos TiO2 pigments are used in a wide variety of applications including paints and coatings, plastics, paper, building materials, and many other commercial products.


“This expansion gives Palmer Holland the opportunity to provide the same level of stellar customer and technical service in the Northeast and South regions that our customers in the Midwest and West Coast regions have come to expect,” says Chad Leighty, Business Manager, Palmer Holland.


For more information, contact your Palmer Holland account manager or the Palmer Holland Kronos Business Manager, Chad Leighty, at 216-212-1016 or cleighty@palmerholland.com.


About Kronos:
The KRONOS group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of titanium dioxide. KRONOS has been operating as an international company for more than 90 years. The group owes its significant market position to the quality of its products, innovation, technical experience and reliable customer service around the world. The company's international representation is supported by an effective distribution system.  Titanium dioxide is a naturally occurring oxide of titanium. When ground into a fine powder, it transforms into a pigment that provides maximum whiteness and opacity. To learn more about Kronos Worldwide visit http://kronostio2.com.