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About Palmer Industrial Source, LLC

Our customers benefit from over 50 years of combined experience selling and using the products we represent into multiple markets throughout Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North / South Dakota. We are a manufacturer representative firm that is working hard to provide our principals, distributors, and our end users with full service, professional representation. Palmer Industrial Source is a sales and marketing company that offers services to manufacturers and suppliers. Our goal is to provide our manufacturers and customers full service representation. We teach, train, and motivate distributors to accelerate sales!

About Gary Palmer

Gary Palmer started his career in sales working for a local distributor in the electrical utility market. Promoted to National Sales Manager after 2 years, and then Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Huskie Tools, Inc. in Glendale Heights, Illinois, he developed their national Independent Representative program calling on distributors in the electrical utility industry. Ten years later, he started up a small manufacturing company called SureGround, developing highly specialized grounding clamps for the electrical industry. Due to the deregulation of the power industry by the federal government, the big utilities were not available to test the new style clamps leaving their futures unsettled. Four years later, as Sales Manager with Everede Tool Co., Gary worked with reps and distributors in the metal cutting industry for 13 years. Forging ahead with ongoing passion for this industry, Palmer Industrial Source, LLC was formed in 2013.

About Pat Holloway

​Pat Holloway has spent over 30 years calling on Industrial Distribution in Wisconsin and Minnesota. He has enjoyed employment with Greenfield Industries and Precision Twist Drill and now most recently with at Palmer Industrial Source.