AVON, Ohio—Elementis Chromium Inc. appointed Maroon Group L.L.C. as exclusive distributor for Elementis' chromic oxide pigments in the Eastern, Midwest and Southwest U.S. territories.
Maroon Group's coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers and plastic technical sales and support team will manage and promote the business, according to a company news release.
Including Elementis' chromium business complements other technologies Maroon Group offers in the CASE, construction and plastic market segments, according to Eric Post, vice president, principal management CASE of Maroon Group.
Elementis manufactures chromium chemicals, including chromic acid, chromic oxide, sodium dichromate, basic chrome sulfate and sodium sulfate.
Maroon Group is a distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across the U.S., has grown its network in recent years and will help to expand Elementis' reputation in the region, according to Frank Murphy, Elementis' general manager for the Americas.
"We're excited to appoint Maroon Group as our sales representative for the majority of the U.S. market," Murphy said in a statement. "...We believe this partnership will increase customer awareness of our extensive product line and reinforce our values of producing the highest quality chrome green pigments in the world."