INDIANAPOLIS – 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 (CASE) 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 United States. The new agreement positions Vertellus to more effectively and efficiently meet the needs of customers and stakeholders.