AVON, OH — Elementis Specialties appointed the Maroon Group, a chemical distributor headquartered in Avon, Ohio, to represent Elementis in the eastern United States. Effective July 1, 2018, Maroon will serve coatings, adhesive, inks, and sealant customers from Maine to Florida, including Alabama and Mississippi.

“We are excited to have Maroon Group represent us in the East Coast, and I am confident that they will continue to provide a high level of service to our customers,” said David Brown, Vice President Coatings Americas for Elementis Specialties.

“Our entire organization is extremely pleased to be embarking on this partnership with Elementis Specialties to provide these world-class products to our mutual customers,” said Mark E. Reichard, President and CEO of Maroon Group. “We enjoy outstanding relationships in the coatings industry based on a legacy of strong supplier and customer relationships who have come to count on our company for technical support, outstanding service and the highest quality products.”

Elementis provides rheology and other functional additives that are used to enhance the performance of coatings.