Vertellus and Palmer Holland expand strategic relationship

Vertellus, a global manufacturer of fine and specialty chemicals, and its distributor partner Palmer Holland have expanded their strategic relationship to better serve the coatings, automotive, sealants, and elastomer and lubricant markets.

The agreement, effective October 1, 2016, expands Palmer Holland’s territory to include the states from Virginia north to Maine, as well as the states of Iowa, Missouri and Kansas. Palmer Holland currently distributes Vertellus’ castor, and castor-based polyols and derivatives throughout the Midwest and Southeast regions of the U.S. The new agreement positions Vertellus to more effectively and efficiently meet the needs of customers and stakeholders.

Vertellus is a global specialty chemicals company focused on the manufacture of ingredients used in pharmaceuticals, personal care, nutrition, agriculture, and a host of other market areas affected by trends favoring ‘green’ technologies and chemistries.

Vertellus is the number one global producer of pyridine and picolines, specialty pyridine derivatives, DEET, castor oil derivatives and systems, and a world leader in vitamin B3, citrate polymer additives and systems, as well as a leader in custom manufacturing of agriculture and pharma intermediates and actives.

Vertellus benefits from a technically advanced global manufacturing base and has more than 1,000 employees. Vertellus is headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., U.S.A.


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