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OMNOVA and Maroon Group Expand Distribution Partnership to Chemigum® and Sunigum® Elastomers

BEACHWOOD, OHIO, May 1, 2019 - OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (NYSE: OMN), a global leader in specialty chemicals has announced an expanded distribution agreement with Maroon Group, a world-class distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in the United States. 

Effective May 1, 2019, Maroon Group will be the United States distributor for OMNOVA’s Chemigum® and Sunigum® specialty elastomers; building upon their strong existing distribution relationship.

“When it comes to distribution sales and service of specialty chemicals in the thermoplastic industry, Maroon Group is the clear leader in the United States.  OMNOVA is excited about the prospect of an expanded group of customers gaining access to Chemigum and Sunigum specialty elastomers and the value Maroon delivers in serving those customers,” said John Chimenti, OMNOVA’s Manager of US Chemical Sales and Distribution.

“These are two more exciting OMNOVA additions to our portfolio,” said Eric Post, Vice President Principal Management at Maroon Group. “Chemigum and Sunigum specialty elastomers expand our ability to provide additional value for our thermoplastic customers with a complete offering of specialty solutions.”

 

About OMNOVA Solutions

OMNOVA Solutions Inc. is a global innovator of performance-enhancing chemistries and surfaces used in products for a variety of commercial, industrial and residential applications. As a strategic business-to-business supplier, OMNOVA provides The Science in Better Brands, with emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and functional and decorative surfaces that deliver critical performance attributes to top brand-name, end-use products sold around the world. OMNOVA’s sales for the last twelve months ended February 28, 2019 were $760 million. The Company has a global workforce of approximately 1,900. Visit OMNOVA Solutions on the internet at www.omnova.com.

 

About Maroon Group

Maroon Group is a world class distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across North America. Founded in 1977 and based in Avon, Ohio, Maroon Group is comprised of several regional operating companies focused on specific markets and geographies. Each operating company leverages a common infrastructure of industry leading technology, value-add services, global sourcing & logistics network, and a commitment to Creating Customer Success®. This operating philosophy has enabled Maroon Group to offer its customers, principal suppliers, and employees with national capabilities while maintaining a local focus. Visit their website:  www.maroongroupllc.com

For further information: Dan Lamb 216-682-7015 (office) 440-420-0987 (mobile) Dan.Lamb@omnova.com