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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 9, 2021

Barentz Announces Expansion of Distribution Agreement with Colonial Chemical to Cover Illinois and South Wisconsin

Barentz is pleased to announce the expansion of its existing partnership with Colonial Chemical to distribute exclusively Colonial Chemical’s Ingredients for the Personal Care in the states of Illinois and South Wisconsin, effective May 1, 2021.

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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

Honeywell Names Maroon Group, A Barentz Company, as North American Distributor for Earth-Friendly Solstice® Ingredients in Personal Care and Pharmaceuticals

Honeywell has named Maroon Group, a Barentz Company, as a key North American channel to market and distribute Honeywell’s Earth-friendly Solstice® ingredients in Personal Care and Pharmaceuticals. Maroon Group, recently acquired by Barentz International BV to become a leading global life science ingredient and specialty chemical distributors, brings some of the best customer service and solutions offerings in the industry and is ready to serve as an authorized channel for Honeywell’s Earth-friendly Solstice® ingredients across the U.S. and Canada.

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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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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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