Maroon Group Expands Coverage in Midwest

May 12, 2016

AVON, OHIO, May 12, 2016. Maroon Group, a world-class supplier of specialty additives, resins, pigments, and packaging, continues to expand its U.S. reach with the addition of Michael Yarnelle as its newest Account Manger to cover Northern Indiana and the Chicago area.

Mike has a long history in chemical sales, including 16 years working for the Cary Company in covering a variety of industries including CASE, plastics, food, printing ink, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, and rubber compounding markets. Mike also spent time as a sales representative for Sacco Mid-States and Hydrite Chemical, in which he developed new accounts for titanium dioxide, alkyd resins, polyurethanes, calcium carbonate, paint additives, and organic solvents. He received a BS in Chemistry at Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

“Along with a great technical background, Mike has established excellent relationships many of which are current Maroon customers,” Scott Norton, Maroon Group Sales Manager, said. “We are very excited to add his experience and expertise to our team.”

About Maroon Group LLC

Maroon Group LLC is a leading specialty chemical distributor based in Avon, Ohio. Maroon Group supplies specialty additives, resins, pigments, and packaging to North American manufacturers. Since 1977, Maroon has thrived on creating success for customers by forming partnerships with world-class manufacturers and supplying consistent products on time. Customers have come to rely on Maroon’s technical sales team, exceptional customer service, and global sourcing capabilities.

Maroon Group is focused on growing our business both organically and through strategic acquisitions that allow us to further develop our product portfolio and create success for our customers and principal partners, including the recent acquisitions of Addipel, CNX Distribution, D.B. Becker, and U.S. Chemicals. To learn more about Maroon Group, please visit