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August 9, 2021

Barentz to Distribute BASF Enzymes in North American HI&I Market

Barentz, a world-class distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce our relationship with BASF which covers the Lavergy® product line, a new high-performance line of enzymes for use in detergents.

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June 30, 2021

Barentz Acquires Pestell Nutrition in North America

Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, June 30, 2021 - Barentz International, a leading global life science ingredients distributor, will be expanding its activities in North America. The company proudly announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pestell Nutrition, a prominent distributor of feed additives, nutritional ingredients, macro and trace minerals, and pet specialty ingredients for the animal health, animal nutrition and pet food sectors across Canada and the USA.

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April 9, 2021

Barentz Expands Canada CASE Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Patrick Tuck to our expanding CASE & Plastics technical sales team as an Account Manager covering the Ontario and Western Canada Region.

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April 1, 2021

Maroon Group Rebranded to Barentz

Maroon Group (“Maroon Group”), a leading North American distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals, announced today that the company will be rebranded as Barentz, effective immediately. The name change follows the acquisition of Maroon Group by Barentz International (“Barentz”) in December 2020.

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March 23, 2021

Maroon Group Expands Eastern CASE Team

Maroon Group, a leading distributor of life science solutions and specialty chemicals throughout North America, is excited to bring Kelly Lozier to our expanding CASE & Plastics technical sales team as an Account Manager to cover the New England Region.

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March 3, 2021

Maroon Group acquired the Raw Materials and Specialty Chemicals distribution business of The Cary Company

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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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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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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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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July 1, 2020

Maroon Group Acquires Holland Chemicals

Maroon Group LLC announced today that it has acquired Holland Chemicals, a value-added distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients to the personal care, household & industrial cleaning, food, and industrial markets. Holland Chemicals' management team, led by Jonathon Rhodes, will continue to actively manage the business on a day-to-day basis. The addition of Holland Chemicals marks a continuation of Maroon Group's strategy of supporting customers and principal suppliers through industry-focused sales and technical teams throughout North America.

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