Arkema Coating Resins has named Peninsula Polymers of Leawood, Kansas, its 2017 North America “Distributor of the Year” for helping build better relationships with customers, their strong applications knowledge and their communication / collaboration efforts in the past year.
Peninsula Polymers focuses on solventborne, waterborne, powder coating and additive products for the Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) markets. They have been in business for more than 25 years and maintain multiple sales and distribution centers nationwide.
“We simply work well together,” Mike Iwaniw, North America Business Manager, Arkema Coating Resins, explained. “The Peninsula Polymers team brings the highest level of customer service, product knowledge and market intelligence possible. They add immeasurable value for both us and the customer.”
Peninsula Polymers has been a distributor of the current line of Arkema Coating Resins products for more than 20 years.
“Strong partnerships strengthen not only the companies involved, but the industries we serve as well,” Ken Moran, President of Peninsula Polymers, said. “Our long history with Arkema has resulted in that kind of partnership. We look forward to the years to come and working together across all of the industries we serve.”
Arkema presented the award to Peninsula Polymers on April 11 at the 2018 American Coatings Show in Indianapolis.
About Peninsula Polymers
Peninsula Polymers is a distributor of specialty coatings raw materials and has been serving customers in North America for over 25 years. With twelve distribution centers located across the United States, Peninsula Polymers partners with the most technologically advanced suppliers to deliver a full complement of products and technical expertise to diverse industries. www.penpoly.com
A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €7.5 billion in 2016, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 50 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation. www.arkema.com