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February 17, 2020

Rob Lorenzini, Ph.D., to present paper at SPE Polyolefins Conference

Maroon Group, a world-class distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across North America, is proud to announce Rob Lorenzini, Ph.D., is presenting a paper during SPE International Polyolefins Conference titled, “Novel Methylated and N-Alkoxy Hindered Amine Stabilizers for Polyolefins.” This technical talk will take place on February 26 at 11 a.m., Salon A – Polymer Modifiers and Additives, in the Hilton Greenspoint Houston hotel.

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February 12, 2020

Maroon Group Promotes Dustin Beavis to Operations Manager

We are proud to announce Dustin Beavis as our new Operations Manager for our Avon, OH facility supporting our CASE & Plastics Vertical. Dustin joined Maroon Group in August of 2019 as an Operations Specialist bringing with him over three years of operations management experience while working for both DHL Supply Chain and PEPSI CO.

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February 11, 2020

Maroon Group Coronavirus Update February 11, 2020

Maroon Group continues to closely monitor the events that are unfolding as a result of the coronavirus (2019-nCoV.) outbreak. As the number of confirmed cases increases, our thoughts remain with those directly affected. As follows are a few key updates:

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February 5, 2020

Maroon Group Promotes Karen Beaton to Customer Service Manager

Maroon Group is thrilled to share that in addition to her current responsibility for management of our Sales Support team, Karen Beaton has been promoted to Customer Service Manager, Avon, supporting Maroon Group’s CASE and Plastics verticals.

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January 30, 2020

Maroon Group Promotes Melissa McLemore to Warehouse Supervisor

We are very proud to announce that Melissa McLemore has transitioned into an expanded role as Warehouse Supervisor, Avon. Melissa has been with Maroon Group for 17 years working synergistically with our internal teams and outside service partners to consistently deliver quality shipments that are on time and in full.

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January 24, 2020

Cambrian Solutions, a Maroon Group Company, appoints Mike Emrich President

Cambrian Solutions, a Maroon Group Company and distributor of specialty ingredients and chemicals based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, announced that it has named Mike Emrich to succeed Peter Jobling as President. As part of a long-term succession plan, Peter Jobling retired effective December 31, 2019.

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January 10, 2020

Maroon Group Earns Silver Level Recognition from EcoVadis

Maroon Group, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across North America, is proud to announce that it has again been granted Silver Level recognition from EcoVadis for it EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. This is the third consecutive year in which Maroon Group has received EcoVadis certification for taking a proactive role in addressing Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability.

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December 16, 2019

Maroon Group Expands Sourcing Team with New Vice President of Principal Management

Maroon Group, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across North America, is excited to announce the addition of Chris Lupica as its Vice President, Principal Management.

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December 6, 2019

Addipel Moves to New Headquarters, Expands Production Facility

Addipel, a manufacturer of custom additive powdered blends and 100% active, non-dust blends, is excited to announce its new headquarters and production facility in Elyria, Ohio. As capacity and warehousing needs have grown exponentially over the past 11 years, Addipel re-located from Avon Lake to Elyria to satisfy its current requirements with space for future growth. The new 40,000 square foot warehouse and production facility is complete with in-house ribbon blenders, high speed mixers, compaction mills, and custom packaging services.

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November 12, 2019

Building a Better World Through the Science of Chemistry

Maroon Group, a North American distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, is proud to support the Chemical Education Foundation’s (CEF’s) You Be The Chemist Challenge®. This exciting regional competition, hosted in Cleveland, Ohio, is a collaborative, multilevel academic competition that celebrates the science of chemistry and inspires students to explore the field of chemistry, as well as STEM careers.

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October 31, 2019

Maroon Group Expands Global Sourcing Capabilities

Maroon Group, a leading North American distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, is pleased to announce that they’ve expanded their global sourcing capabilities. Maroon Group has added several members of dedicated sourcing experts, deployed in multiple countries throughout the world, including the U.S., Brazil, Canada, and Asia. The teams interact closely with the company’s commercial leadership to support the technical and formulary needs of its customers and is on the leading edge of sourcing alternative, clean, and green products.

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October 23, 2019

Maroon Group Opens West Coast Office

Maroon Group, a North American distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, is excited to announce the opening of a West Coast office in Los Angeles, California. To support its legacy customers and commercial teams that are embedded on the West Coast, Maroon Group expands its operations across North America.

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