Maroon Group Exclusive Distributor of OMNOVA Solutions for Eastern U.S. Territory

November 5, 2018

AVON, OH, November 5, 2018. Maroon Group, a world-class supplier of specialty chemicals and ingredients to the CASE, Plastics, Specialty Intermediates, HI&I, and CARE markets, is pleased to announce it has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of OMNOVA Solutions to represent the company in the eastern U.S. Territory. Effective November 1, 2018, Maroon Group will distribute OMNOVA's resins and additives to customers in the coatings, adhesives, sealants, construction, and non-woven markets from Maine to Florida, including Mississippi and Louisiana.

"We are delighted to announce this even greater collaboration with Maroon Group. As our relationship continued to grow over the years, we have witnessed how effective Maroon is in applying their leadership, professionalism, industry knowledge, and customer focus in everything they do," said Mark Chrisman, VP of Sales and Commercial Excellence. "We look forward to continued mutual success in the delivery of differentiated solutions to the specialty chemical markets."

"Expanding our partnership with OMNOVA Solutions is an exciting and positive step for our entire organization in providing their high performance resins and additives to our customer base in the Eastern United States," Mark E. Reichard, President & CEO of Maroon Group, said. "OMNOVA has been a long-term partner of Maroon Group and we look forward to growing our mutual customers together."

About OMNOVA Solutions
OMNOVA Solutions is a global innovator of performance-enhancing chemistries and surfaces used in products for a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential applications. As a strategic business-to-business supplier, OMNOVA provides The Science in Better Brands, with emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and functional and decorative surfaces that deliver critical performance attributes to top brand-name, end-use products sold around the world. OMNOVA's sales for the last twelve months ended November 30, 2017 were $783 million. The Company has a global workforce of approximately 1,800. Visit OMNOVA Solutions on the internet at

About Maroon Group LLC
Maroon Group is a world class distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across North America. Founded in 1977 and based in Avon, Ohio, Maroon Group is comprised of several regional operating companies focused on specific markets and geographies. Each operating company leverages a common infrastructure of industry leading technology, value-add services, global sourcing & logistics network, and a commitment to Creating Customer Success®. This operating philosophy has enabled Maroon Group to offer its customers, principal suppliers, and employees with national capabilities while maintaining a local focus.