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March 4, 2021

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

Maroon Group LLC, recently acquired by Barentz International, announced today that it has acquired the Raw Materials and Specialty Chemicals distribution business of The Cary Company (the "Business"), a specialty distributor into the paint, coatings, adhesives, and plastics markets. The transaction represents an ideal fit with Barentz’ strategy to support customers and principal suppliers through industry-focused sales and technical teams with dedicated coverage in North America. The management team, led by Brian Ehlert, will continue to actively manage the Business on a day-to-day basis and will remain located in Chicago, Illinois.

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February 3, 2021

Maroon Group Named Partner Distributor of Murphy & Son Products & Ingredients in North America

Maroon Group, a world-class North American distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, is excited to announce an expansion of our distribution relationship with Murphy & Son, a global supplier to the brewing, wine and distilling markets. Effective immediately, Maroon Group will distribute Murphys' entire core product portfolio in the U.S. & Canada.

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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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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 29, 2020

Maroon Group HI&I appoints Jason Miller President

Maroon Group, a North American distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients based in Avon, Ohio, announced that it has named Jason Miller to succeed Jeffrey Tannenbaum as President of its Household, Industrial & Institutional (HI&I) vertical. As part of a long-term succession plan, Jeffrey and Barry Tannenbaum retired from the company effective June 30, 2020.

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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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June 8, 2020

Maroon Group Coronavirus Update

Over the last several months we've continued to focus on providing the highest levels of service and support you are accustomed to from Maroon Group while adapting to a "new normal." Our teams are fulfilling customer orders as our workforce predominantly operates remotely. Our N. American sites are at various stages of re-entry although we remain conservative in our approach to ensure the safety of our employees, customers, and principal partners.

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May 1, 2020

Maroon Group Coronavirus Update

The last couple of months have presented many challenges for our organization. We're fortunate to be considered an essential business, providing raw materials, ingredients, formulary and technical support to critical industries. I'm extremely proud of the way our team has faced these challenges and adapted many aspects of our business to serve our customers and the communities in which we operate. Our operations remain open and we're fulfilling customer orders as required.

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April 9, 2020

Maroon Group Coronavirus Update April 9, 2020

Maroon Group continues to take a proactive approach with all aspects of our business as they relate to Covid-19. The safety and well-being of our employees and their families, customers and suppliers remains our top priority. We’re providing regular communications to ensure safe working conditions and are focused on continuously improving our processes and procedures.

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March 27, 2020

Maroon Group Coronavirus Update March 27, 2020

Maroon Group continues to take a proactive approach with all aspects of our business as they relate to Covid-19. The safety and well-being of our employees and their families, customers and suppliers remains our top priority. We’re providing regular communications to ensure safe working conditions and are focused on continuously improving our processes and procedures.

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March 18, 2020

Maroon Group Coronavirus Update March 18, 2020

To our valued customers: Maroon Group continues to be very proactive with all aspects of our business as it relates to Covid-19. The safety and well-being of our employees and their families, customers and suppliers is paramount. We’re providing regular communications to ensure safe working conditions and are focused on continuously improving our processes and procedures.

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March 11, 2020

Maroon Group Coronavirus Update March 9, 2020

As the Covid-19 outbreak continues to spread globally our thoughts are with those directly impacted. This remains an extremely fluid situation, and we feel it’s important to provide regular updates to our key stakeholders as follows:

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