Evonik Corporation’s Crosslinker Business Line appoints Cambrian Solutions, a Maroon Group Company, as Canadian distributor for its polycarbamide and isophorone based crosslinkers

AVON, OH, November 20, 2019 – Evonik Corporation’s Crosslinker Business Line announces the appointment of Cambrian Solutions, a Maroon Group Company, as their Canadian distributor for their aliphatic isocyanates and polycarbamide crosslinkers sold under their VESTANAT®, VESTAGON® and AMICURE® IC brand names. Cambrian Solutions offers a broad portfolio of specialty ingredients and chemicals to customers in the Canadian market with a focus on providing differentiated value-added capabilities to customers’ and principals’ through technical proficiency and formulary expertise.

The Crosslinkers Business Line is the pioneer in isophorone chemistry and offers a variety of crosslinkers for polyurethane and polycarbamide applications under one roof – be it isocyanate monomers, polyisocyanates, or formulated polycarbamides. These chemistries combined with Evonik’s application knowledge offer intelligent solutions for the paints, coatings, flooring, construction, and printing inks industry with innovative products, efficient processing, and individual solutions.

Cambrian’s leadership team will continue to actively manage the business on a day-to-day basis while leveraging Maroon Group’s global network of resources.

“We are excited to be partnering with Evonik’s Crosslinker Business Line in Canada and bringing their world class technology and market leadership to the Canadian CASE market,” Greg McDonnell, Senior Commercial Director at Cambrian Solutions, said. Eric Post, Vice President Principal Management, notes “That we are continuing to expand on our successful relationship with Evonik and see the Crosslinker Business as a leader in the aliphatic polyurethane and polycarbamide chemistries and are looking forward to bringing these solutions to our customers.”

“The Evonik Crosslinkers team is excited to have Cambrian Solutions, a Maroon Group Company, on board in Canada. We believe they will play an essential role in continuing to provide a high level of service and support to our Canadian customers,” said Nickesha Taylor, North America Distributor Manager of Evonik’s Crosslinkers Business Line.

About Maroon Group LLC

Maroon Group, www.maroongroupllc.com, is a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across North America. Based in Avon, Ohio, Maroon Group has thrived on creating success for customers by forming partnerships with leading manufacturers and supplying consistent products on time. Customers in the CASE, Plastics, Specialty Intermediates, CARE, and HI&I markets have come to rely on Maroon Group’s technical sales team, exceptional customer service, and global sourcing capabilities.

About Evonik

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-oriented innovative prowess, and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2018, the enterprise with more than 32,000 employees generated sales of €13.3 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.15 billion from continuing operations.