Elementis Chromium Appoints Maroon Group as Exclusive Distributor for Pigment Grade Chromic Oxide in Eastern, Midwest, and Southwest U.S. Territories

April 1, 2019

Elementis Chromium, one of the largest chromium chemical producers in the world, with production facilities in the USA, appoints Maroon Group as exclusive distributor for Elementis' chromic oxide pigments in the Eastern, Midwest, and Southwest U.S. Territories. Maroon Group is a world-class supplier of specialty chemicals and ingredients to the CASE, Plastics, Specialty Intermediates, and CARE industries.  Maroon Group's CASE & Plastic technical sales and support team will manage this business and leverage Maroon Group's extensive customer network to promote Elementis' superior products and technology.

"We're excited to appoint Maroon Group as our sales representative for the majority of the US market. Maroon has grown their distribution network significantly over the last couple of years and are known for their integrity and outstanding customer support.  We believe this partnership will increase customer awareness of our extensive product line and reinforce our values of producing the highest quality chrome green pigments in the world," said Frank Murphy, General Manager, Americas.

"Expanding our partnership with Elementis to now include their Chromium business is a perfect complement to the bundle of technologies we offer our customers in the CASE, construction, and plastic market segment," Eric Post, Vice President, Principal Management CASE of Maroon Group, said. "Elementis and Maroon have similar core values of Creating Customer Success® and we look forward to working with the Elementis Chromium team."

About Elementis Chromium, Inc.
Elementis Chromium, Inc. is one of the largest chromium chemical manufacturers in the world and the only producer with facilities in the Americas. Elementis sells a wide range of chromium products in over 50 countries world-wide, including chromic acid, chromic oxide, sodium dichromate, basic chrome sulfate and sodium sulfate. Elementis is a Responsible Care member and has an EcoVadis Gold Rating.  For more information please visit elementischromium.com.

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. For more information please visit www.maroongroupllc.com.