Supplies specialty additives, resins, pigments, ingredients, intermediates, and packaging to customers in the CASE and plastics industries. Thrives on creating success for customers by forming partnerships with world-class manufacturers and supplying consistent products on time. Has offered technical sales team, exceptional customer service, and global sourcing capabilities for more than four decades.
What do distributors of raw materials and chemicals consider to be the primary challenges facing materials producers and purchasers? How can distributors help companies all along the supply chain understand and navigate the various forces impacting the industry? To find answers to these questions (and others), we reached out to leaders in the distribution industry.
The management team, led by Brian Ehlert, will continue to actively manage the business on a day-to-day basis and will remain located in Chicago, Ill.
March 9, 2021
Maroon Group LLC, recently acquired by Barentz International, has acquired the Raw Materials and Specialty Chemicals distribution business of The Cary Co., a specialty distributor in the paint, coatings, adhesives, and plastics markets.
Before 2020, I always thought it would be fascinating to live through a truly “historic” time. The massive losses of the past year—both human and economic—have cured me of that naïve perspective. However, the continued upheaval has also shown how resilient, supportive, and innovative we can be in the face of multiple crises.
Maroon reports that the transition into a newer, more modern facility is another step that is transforming the company from a regionally focused operation into one fully integrated North American distribution platform.
September 9, 2020
Maroon Group recently announced the relocation of its CASE Northeast Clinton, N.J., office to 53 Frontage Rd., Suite 255, Hampton, NJ 08827.
Maroon Group’s CASE and technical sales and support team will reportedly leverage its customer network to introduce AGM’s proprietary graphene dispersions technology into the U.S. and Canadian coatings and polymers markets.
August 7, 2020
Maroon Group recently announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Applied Graphene Materials.
Karen Beaton has been with Maroon Group for over 20 years, holding various roles and responsibilities throughout the course of her career.
February 18, 2020
Maroon Group recently announced that, in addition to her current responsibility for management of the Sales Support team, Karen Beaton has been promoted to Customer Service manager, Avon, supporting the company’s CASE and Plastics verticals.
Tariffs, trade deals, and acquisitions—oh, my! In response to continued uncertainties resulting from ongoing political tensions and changing market dynamics, raw materials and chemicals suppliers are undertaking a number of strategic initiatives.
As a certified member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Maroon Group will partner with Certified Sustainable Palm Oil producers that comply with a set of environmental and social criteria developed by RSPO.
January 9, 2020
Maroon Group recently announced that it is now a certified member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil.