AVON, OH - Maroon Group LLC 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.

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

Based in Avon, OH, Maroon Group is one of the fastest growing specialty chemical distributors in North America. Its portfolio of companies includes Addipel, CNX Distribution, D.B. Becker, Polyram USA and U.S. Chemicals.