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January 11, 2021

Maroon Group Expands Southeast CASE Team, Hires Jeff Fields

Maroon Group, a North American life science ingredients and specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Fields to the position of Account Manager, covering Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama.

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December 7, 2020

Maroon Group to Distribute BRB International's Line of Silicone Additives

Maroon Group, a world-class North American distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, is excited to announce a new distribution relationship with BRB International, a global manufacturer of specialty silicones and silicone additives. Effective immediately, Maroon Group will be the exclusive distributor of BRB International's Specialty Silicone materials for the CASE and Construction Market, West of the Rockies. In addition, Maroon Group has been granted non-exclusive distribution rights to BRB International's line of Silane Coupling Agents, Silane Crosslinkers, Silicone Oils, and Silicone OH Polymers.

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December 3, 2020

Addipel Expands Operations Team, Hires Jason Lee as Plant Manager

Addipel, a manufacturer of custom additive powdered blends and 100% active, non-dust blends, is excited to announce the expansion of its Operations Team with the addition of Jason Lee as Plant Manager. The recent relocation of the Addipel Headquarters and Production facility has brought with it exponential growth, additional capacity, and an opportunity to invest in expanding its team to deliver more value to its customers.

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November 16, 2020

Maroon Group to Distribute Elementis Coating Additives Nationwide

Maroon Group, a North American life science ingredients and specialty chemicals distributor, is excited to announce an extended, nationwide distribution agreement with Elementis. Effective January 1, 2021, Maroon Group will now bring its technical sales team, exceptional customer service, formulary support, and laboratory facilities to Elementis customers across the entire United States.

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November 5, 2020

Dymax appoints Maroon Group, as their Eastern Region partner for Bomar® UV/EB Advanced Performance Materials

Dymax Oligomers & Coatings, Torrington, CT, announces the appointment of Maroon Group, as their sales partner for the U.S. Eastern Region. The agreement involves the promotion of Dymax’s Bomar® product line, including UV-curable oligomers, resins, and additives for CASE applications including adhesives, coatings, 3D printing resins, and cosmetic applications.

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October 29, 2020

Maroon Group Initiates OSHA Lift Truck Trainer Program

Maroon Group, a world-class North American distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals, initiates a new Tow Motor training program as a commitment to continuous improvement and ongoing safety in the workplace. Maroon Group's Warehouse Dock Lead, Ryan Andrews, was trained and certified as an OSHA lift truck trainer for our Avon and Elyria, Ohio facilities.

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October 14, 2020

Barentz To Acquire Maroon Group

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, October 14th, 2020. Barentz International ("Barentz"), a leading global distributor of life science ingredients, has entered into a definitive, written agreement to acquire Maroon Group ("Maroon"), one of North America's leading specialty distributors. Maroon operates at a broad national level in the US market as well as across Canada. The acquisition of this leading North American platform, which is expected to close this quarter, will expand Barentz' activities and is aligned with Barentz' strategy to become a global leader in the life science and broader specialty chemical industries.

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October 2, 2020

Maroon Group Named Exclusive Distributor of Dicalite Management Group's Microlite Product Line in North America

Maroon Group, a world-class North American distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, is excited to announce a new distribution relationship with Dicalite Management Group (DMG), a global international industrial minerals company. Effective immediately, Maroon Group will be the exclusive distributor of DMG's Microlite line of high-performance vermiculite-based flame-retardant dispersions and powder for the CASE market in the U.S. & Canada.

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September 28, 2020

Maroon Group Hires Alex Reichert, Operations Manager for CARE Vertical

Maroon Group is proud to announce Alex Reichert as our new Operations Manager for our Lincoln, RI facility supporting our rapidly growing CARE Vertical. Alex brings nine years of experience within the logistics and transportation industry to the organization, holding multiple leadership roles in the past with UPS.

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September 22, 2020

Maroon Group to Distribute Innospec’s Line of Performance Chemicals

Maroon Group, a world-class North American distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, is excited to announce a new distribution relationship with Innospec, a global manufacturer of performance additives and technically advanced solutions. Effective immediately Maroon Group will be the exclusive distributor of Innospec’s surfactant line for the CASE market in the United States.

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September 2, 2020

Maroon Group Relocates Eastern HQ, Expands Operations

To underpin Maroon Group’s three pillars of Targeted Aggressive Growth, Continuous Improvement, and Market Leadership, we are pleased to announce the relocation of Maroon Group’s CASE Northeast Clinton, NJ office to 53 Frontage Road, Suite 255 Hampton, NJ 08827. The transition into a newer more modern facility is another step that is transforming Maroon Group from a regionally focused operation into one fully integrated world class North American distribution platform.

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August 19, 2020

Maroon Group Hires Beth Campbell as U.S. Human Resources Manager

Maroon Group, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across North America, is excited to announce the appointment of Beth Campbell as Human Resources Manager for the U.S.

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