The Colyer Company imports gum rosin from Brazil for distribution in the United States and Canada. It was founded by Robert F Colyer in 1977. Robert served as the Executive Vice President of gum naval stores for Union Camp for 25 years. With his knowledge of the naval stores industry he opened The Colyer Company and proceeded to serve the gum naval stores industry until his death.
The past 15 years Charlie Colyer has continued his grandfather’s legacy in the naval store industry. Charlie graduated from Vanderbilt University and obtained his Masters in Business Administration from the University of North Florida. Charlie spent several years working under his grandfather learning the business and continues to sell Pine Chemicals throughout the US and Canada.