Peninsula Polymers to exhibit at the 2017 Western Coatings Symposium

Peninsula Polymers to exhibit at the 2017 Western Coatings Symposium.

Leawood, KS, October 6, 2017 – Peninsula Polymers, the North American leader in specialty chemical distribution, will exhibit at the 33rd annual Biennial Western Coatings Symposium (WCS) in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 15-18, 2017.

“We are looking forward to this year’s Symposium to connect with our customers and to promote Peninsula’s technology focused philosophy,” said Steve Graney, Vice President of Sales.  “We have added several strategic members to our team since the last show, both in sales and in technical expertise.  This venue allows us to showcase our commitment to the industry and to growing our position in the region.”

The show will kick off on Sunday, October 15, 2017 with a welcome reception and will open on October 16th in the Convention Center of the Paris Hotel.  Peninsula Polymers will be located in booth 611.

About Peninsula Polymers

Peninsula Polymers is a distributor of specialty coatings raw materials and has been serving customers in North America for over 20 years.  With eight 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.

If you would like additional information, please contact Kelly Schmit, Director Business Development at [email protected].

Peninsula Polymers welcomes John Hetzler as Director, New Products and Business Development

Peninsula Polymers welcomes John Hetzler as Director, New Products and Business Development.

Leawood, KS, May 22, 2017 – Peninsula Polymers, the North American leader in specialty chemical distribution, is proud to announce that John Hetzler has accepted the position of Director, New Products and Business Development.   John will also have direct responsibilities with National Accounts.

John brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Peninsula Polymers after many years in the chemical industry.   “We couldn’t be more pleased with the addition of John to our team,” said Ken Moran, President and Owner.   “Strategically, we are focusing on increasing the depth of our technical expertise to add value to our customers and to facilitate our continued growth as an organization. John is a seasoned industry veteran that can help us quickly achieve these objectives”.

About Peninsula Polymers

Peninsula Polymers is a distributor of specialty coatings raw materials and has been serving customers in North America for over 20 years.  With eight 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.

If you would like additional information, please contact Kelly Schmit, Director Business Development at [email protected].

Peninsula Polymers to exhibit at the 2017 Eastern Coatings Show

Leawood, KS, April 26, 2017 – Peninsula Polymers, the North American leader in specialty chemical distribution, will exhibit at the upcoming Eastern Coatings Show in Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 15-17, 2017.

“This year we are excited to have several new members of our east coast team attend the show and connect with our customers,” said Steve Graney, Vice President of Sales.  “We look forward to continued growth in this geography and are dedicated to providing resources to support these efforts and deliver value to the market.”

The show will kick off with an opening reception on May 15, 2017 and will be held at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  Sponsored by the Eastern Coatings Federation Inc., this is the largest coatings show on the east coast and promises to be the best yet with expanded technical programs and exhibit space.   Peninsula Polymers will be located in booth 501.

About Peninsula Polymers

Peninsula Polymers is a distributor of specialty coatings raw materials and has been serving customers in North America for over 20 years.  With eight 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.

If you would like additional information, please contact Kelly Schmit, Director Business Development at [email protected].

Peninsula Polymers named Outstanding Distributor of the Year by Hexion Inc. for the third consecutive year.

Leawood, KS, June 28, 2016 – Peninsula Polymers, the North American leader in specialty chemical distribution has recently been awarded Outstanding Distributor of the Year by Hexion Inc. for a third time.

“We implemented this award designation three years ago in order to recognize the type of distributor that we need in the field to truly be an extension of our sales efforts,” said George Noggle, Sales Manager – North America, Hexion. “It is fitting that the Peninsula Polymers sales team receive this award for three years running. They exemplify the service level and technical expertise that our customers require and deserve.”

“This award has been especially motivating to our sales force to demonstrate our commitment and professional representation in the field to deliver technical solutions to our mutual customer base. We are proud of the relationship we have built with Hexion and our entire organization feels a personal satisfaction with each and every Hexion success. Our goal is to not let up and to continue growing our mutual business and proving ourselves to our strategic partner,” said Ken Menzel, Director of Marketing/Supplier Relations.

About Peninsula Polymers
Peninsula Polymers is a distributor of specialty coatings raw materials and has been serving customers in North America for over 20 years. With eight 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.

About Hexion

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. (formerly known as Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.) is a global leader in thermoset resins. Hexion Inc. serves the global wood and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries. Hexion Inc. is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC. Additional information about Hexion Inc. and its products is available at www.hexion.com.

If you would like additional information, please contact Kelly Schmit, Director Business Development at [email protected].

Peninsula Polymers expands product offering through distribution partnership with Dixie Chemical

Leawood, KS, May 9, 2016 – Peninsula Polymers, the North American leader in specialty chemical distribution, is pleased to announce the addition of Dixie Chemical Company to their list of key suppliers.

“Adding Dixie Chemical Company’s products to our offering enhances our ability to provide solutions to our customers,” said Ken Moran, President. “We are excited about the new relationship and the breadth of products that this brings to our portfolio.”

Ken Menzel, Director of Marketing/Supplier Relations adds, “Our goal is to steadily increase our presence in the marketplace and the best way to do that is to partner with strategic suppliers. We are proud to work with Dixie and look forward to supporting their vision of building business value by creating the best performance chemical products for their customers.”

About Dixie Chemical Company

Since 1946, Dixie Chemical has been committed to manufacturing high-quality, high-performance products that improve our world. With 300 customers in 25 countries, Dixie Chemical is a proven partner for open innovation in thermoset materials, alkaline paper sizing, and fuel and lube markets. For more information, visit www.dixiechemical.com.

About Peninsula Polymers

Peninsula Polymers is a distributor of specialty coatings raw materials and has been serving customers in North America for over 20 years. With eight 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.

If you would like additional information, please contact Kelly Schmit, Director Business Development at [email protected].

Peninsula Polymers again named Outstanding Distributor of the Year by Hexion Inc. for Epoxy Americas.

Leawood, KS, January 4, 2016 – Peninsula Polymers, the North American leader in specialty chemical distribution has been named Distributor of the Year for Epoxy Americas by Hexion Inc. for the second consecutive year.

Each year Hexion selects a strategic distributor partner to receive this designation based on outstanding sales achievements and excellence in supporting and implementing company initiatives.

“To be recognized again for our efforts to meet and exceed Hexion’s expectations for superior distribution service is extraordinary,” said Ken Moran, President. “Our team has worked hard to demonstrate our commitment to mutual growth and to deliver value to our customers. We sincerely appreciate this designation; it is a great motivator to continue investing in our strategic partnership.”

“We are proud to have Peninsula Polymers represent our products and to present them for\ the second year in a row with this award for Outstanding Distributor of the Year. The professionalism they display in the field is exemplary,” said George Noggle, Sales Manager – North America, Hexion. “Their overall sales growth is a direct result of their execution of the fundamentals for our customers including follow up, reporting and technical expertise.”

About Peninsula Polymers
Peninsula Polymers is a distributor of specialty coatings raw materials and has been serving customers in North America for over 20 years. With eight 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.

About Hexion
Based in Columbus,Ohio, Hexion Inc. (formerly known as Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.) is a global leader in thermoset resins. Hexion Inc. serves the global wood and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries. Hexion Inc. is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC. Additional information about Hexion Inc. and its products is available at www.hexion.com.

If you would like additional information, please contact Kelly Schmit, Director Business Development at [email protected].

Peninsula Polymers to exhibit at the 2015 Western Coatings Symposium

Leawood, KS, September, 2015 – Peninsula Polymers, the North American leader in specialty chemical distribution, will exhibit at the upcoming Western Coatings Symposium (WCS) in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 25-28, 2015.

“This is the first year we will be exhibiting at the Symposium and are excited to participate,” said Steve Graney, Vice President of Sales. “We look forward to promoting Peninsula Polymers and our commitment to providing exceptional customer service and quality products to the market.”

The show will kick off with an opening reception on October 25, 2015 from 6-9 pm at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. This is the 32nd Biennial show Sponsored by the Western Coatings Societies. Peninsula Polymers will be located in booth 509.

About Peninsula Polymers

Peninsula Polymers is a distributor of specialty coatings raw materials and has been serving customers in North America for over 20 years. With eight 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.

If you would like additional information, please contact Kelly Schmit, Director Business Development at [email protected].

Peninsula Polymers to exhibit at the 2015 Eastern Coatings Show

Leawood, KS, May 1, 2015 – Peninsula Polymers, the North American leader in specialty chemical distribution, will exhibit at the upcoming Eastern Coatings Show in Atlantic City, New Jersey, June 1- 4, 2015.

“We are excited about the progress we have made in the Eastern United States and feel that the Eastern Coatings Show is a great venue for us to connect with our customers,” said Steve Graney, Vice President of Sales. “We look forward to promoting Peninsula Polymers and our commitment to exceptional customer service and providing quality products.”

The show will kick off with an opening reception on June 1, 2015 and will be held at the Mark G. Etess Arena at the Taj Mahal Hotel and Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Sponsored by the Eastern Coatings Federation Inc., they expect at least 1,000 people to attend this rapidly growing coatings show. Peninsula Polymers will be located in booth 604.

About Peninsula Polymers

Peninsula Polymers is a distributor of specialty coatings raw materials and has been serving customers in North America for over 20 years. With eight 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.

If you would like additional information, please contact Kelly Schmit, Director Business Development at [email protected] .

Peninsula Polymers announces expanded territory for WPC Technologies.

Leawood, KS, May 1, 2015 – Peninsula Polymers, the North American leader in specialty chemical distribution, is pleased to announce expanded recognition for WPC Technologies’ product line into Eastern Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi, effective May 1.

“We are off and running with WPC’s product line. It is a key component to our portfolio that allows us to offer a total value added package to our customers,” said Ken Menzel, Director of Marketing/Supplier Relations. “We are thrilled that WPC has recognized our commitment and our tenacity and has honored us with the ability to represent them in further parts of the US.”

“The enthusiasm Peninsula Polymers has shown us is contagious,” said Gary Krall, CEO WPC Technologies. “Our companies’ growth objectives and core values are aligned and we are excited about this move to demonstrate the continued strengthening of our partnership and our desire to expand our customer base.”
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About WPC Technologies

WPC Technologies is recognized as a driving force in the development and manufacturing of innovative products for the coating industry – leading the way in corrosion and stain inhibitive technology. Established in 1974 and headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, WPC Technologies is driven to provide high performance, high quality products and is committed to meeting the complex demands of the coatings’ industry.

About Peninsula Polymers

Peninsula Polymers is a distributor of specialty coatings raw materials and has been serving customers in North America for over 20 years. With eight 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.

If you would like additional information, please contact Kelly Schmit, Director Business Development at [email protected] .

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. to be Renamed Hexion Inc.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – (December 1, 2014) – Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. today announced that it will change its name to Hexion Inc., effective January 15, 2015.

“We are pleased to leverage the rich legacy of the Hexion name, which already has significant name recognition in the marketplace, and believe it better aligns with our company heritage,” said Craig Morrison, Chairman, President and CEO. “With significant market positions, we look forward to leveraging our specialty portfolio to continue serving our global customers. Our leading product brands, such as EPIKOTE™, EPIKURE™, Oilplus™ resin coated proppants, and various types of forest product resins and formaldehyde solutions, remain unchanged other than they are now under the Hexion Inc. umbrella.”

Momentive Specialty Chemicals has also recently completed or announced a number of strategic growth initiatives in 2014, including: the acquisition of an oilfield facility in Shreveport, Louisiana; a new epoxy resin and curing agent production facility in Itatiba, Brazil; a phenolic specialty resins joint venture manufacturing facility in China, which is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of this year; and three formaldehyde facilities, which are expected come online in late 2015 and 2016, respectively.

About the Company
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. serves the global wood and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries. Momentive Specialty Chemicals is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC. Additional information about Momentive Specialty Chemicals and its products are available at www.momentive.com.