AVON, OH – Ingevity, a global supplier of bio-based tackifying resins for adhesives headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, appointed Maroon Group LLC, Avon, Ohio, as the exclusive U.S. distributor for its WestRez rosin ester product line.

Ingevity’s tackifier products have broad compatibility with multiple polymers commonly used in rigid packaging, hygiene, tapes, labels and construction adhesives. Maroon Group supplies specialty chemicals and ingredients to the coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers (C.A.S.E.), plastics, specialty intermediates, HI&I, and personal care industries. Maroon Group’s C.A.S.E. and technical sales and support team will promote these products and leverage its extensive customer network to promote Ingevity’s adhesive solutions for a broad array of applications.

 “This partnership with Maroon Group strengthens our commitment to providing value-added products and sustainability to our customers,” said Steve Gailbreath, Global Business Director at Ingevity. “We believe Maroon Group will help expand Ingevity’s reach in the fast-growing adhesives industry, leveraging its extensive customer network of U.S. companies.”

"Partnering with Ingevity on its WestRez rosin esters is a great fit for our C.A.S.E. distribution business,” said Eric Post, Vice President, Principal Management - CASE at Maroon Group. “Their IngeviWay culture to improve the world through innovations that purify, protect and enhance is perfectly aligned with our culture of Creating Customer Success® with every interaction with our valued principals and customers.”