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Maroon Group Acquires U.S. Chemicals, a Distributor of Specialty Chemicals

Published on 2016-05-05. Author : SpecialChem

AVON, OHIO -- Maroon Group announced that it has acquired U.S. Chemicals, a national distributor of specialty chemicals based in Darien, CT. U.S. Chemicals’ management team will remain in place and continue to actively manage the business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Fig. 1: Maroon Group Acquires U.S. Chemicals, a Distributor of Specialty Chemicals

Founded in 1960, U.S. Chemicals supplies specialty intermediates to the CASE, lubricants, plastics, and associated industries. U.S. Chemicals has a storied history and has a proven record of strong supplier and customer relationships through its dedicated team, excellent service, and entrepreneurial vision.

“We’re thrilled to complete this acquisition and welcome U.S. Chemicals to Maroon Group,” said Mark E. Reichard, President & CEO of Maroon Group. “The opportunity to build on the customer and supplier relationships that U.S. Chemicals has fostered over its history is very important for our organization as we execute our growth strategy. This acquisition significantly broadens our product portfolio, service offerings, and customer base. Led by Carol Piccaro, the company has a talented team with a strong track record of growth and outstanding customer service.”

“Maroon Group’s culture, values, and business model are a great fit with U.S. Chemicals,” comments Carol Piccaro, U.S. Chemicals President. She added, “We look forward to building on Maroon Group’s infrastructure and resources while maintaining the local sales and service offerings to which our customers and suppliers are accustomed. This is an important step for U.S. Chemicals and we look forward to carrying on the legacy of our company.”

About U.S. Chemicals

U.S. Chemicals is one of the chemical distribution companies. Its market expertise in Paint, Ink & Coating, Chemical & Textiles, Cosmetic & Personal Care, Flame Retardants, Food & Pharmaceutical, as well as Plastic & Rubber allows it to respond quickly to customers’ inquiries, with custom-tailored solutions.

About Maroon Group

Maroon Group is one of the fastest growing specialty chemical distributors in North America. Based in Avon, Ohio, Maroon has thrived on creating success for customers by forming partnerships with world-class manufacturers and supplying consistent products on time. Customers have come to rely on Maroon’s technical sales team, exceptional customer service, and global sourcing capabilities. Maroon Group’s portfolio of companies include Addipel, CNX Distribution, D.B. Becker, Polyram USA, and U.S. Chemicals. The company continues to aggressively explore opportunities to form partnerships with proven entrepreneurs that have built sustainable, successful companies.

Source: Maroon Group

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