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January 18, 2016

MAROON GROUP ACQUIRES CNX DISTRIBUTION

Avon, Ohio – January 18, 2016 – Maroon Group LLC announced today that it has acquired CNX Distribution, a Southwest U.S. distributor of specialty chemicals based in Hurst, Texas. CNX’s management team will remain in place and continue to actively manage the business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1960, U.S. Chemicals supplies specialty intermediates for the CASE, lubricants, plastics, and associated industries. U.S. Chemicals has a storied history and has a proven record of strong supplier and customer relationships through its dedicated team, excellent service and entrepreneurial vision.

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January 1, 1

D.B. BECKER - OFFERING ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY RAW MATERIALS

How to define "Green?" Today there are many groups certifying what their 'definition' of green is. D.B. Becker, in our effort to provide Green, High-Performance / Value-Add, Specialty Raw Materials consider all the following: Low or No VOC, Bio-Renewable Content, HAPs Free, APE-Free, Limited or Free of Storage / Handling Hazards, No or Low Odor, along with Longer Life Systems or Formulations (requires less recoat / replacement thus providing a greener carbon footprint).

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January 1, 1

D.B. BECKER NAMED DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR BY HUNTSMAN

The Huntsman Corporation, Polyurethane’s Division, Distributor of the Year Award for Sales Growth was awarded to D.B. Becker during this year’s 2016 World of Concrete exhibition in Las Vegas, NV.

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January 1, 1

D.B. BECKER SPOTLIGHT DURING THE EASTERN COATINGS SHOW

The 2015 Eastern Coatings Show was a great success this year. Total attendees were over one-thousand with well over one hundred exhibitors! The Eastern Coatings Federation Technical Committee coordinated over forty technical papers all revolving around coatings technologies with three tracks. We are looking forward to participating in 2017!

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January 1, 1

Engineered Polymer Solutions (EPS) - New Product Update

Engineered Polymer Solutions and Color Corporation of America provide performance based resins and colorants specifically designed for the architectural, industrial, construction and adhesive markets. EPS and CCA are committed to understanding the needs of our customers and helping them succeed. With a personalized approach, innovative technology and exceptional technical service, we make doing business easy.

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January 1, 1

HUBER PERGOPAK - THE ULTIMATE IN SOFT-FEEL AND FLATTENING

Looking for enhancement of soft-feel, matting, and improved rheology?? Look No Further!! Pergopak® flatting and matting agents are organic thermoset polymethyl urea resins (PMU) offering significantly different performance advantages and benefits versus typical silica and polypropylene type flatting agents.

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January 1, 1

HUNTSMAN POLYURETHANES - 2016 PRODUCT BROCHURE RELEASED

Huntsman, MDI Isocyanate Global Leader, has launched the NEW 2016 Brochure. New Products, New Applications, and more!

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January 1, 1

NEW GREEN FRIENDLY PRODUCTS FROM CELANESE

EcoVAE 401 is a vinyl acetate/ethylene emulsion designed for low odor paint applications. Paints utilizing the emulsion can be formulated without any coalescing solvents resulting in low VOC, environmentally-friendly products. EcoVAE 401 is also APE-free.

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January 1, 1

NEW HAPS FREE PERFORMANCE RESIN - EVONIK TEGO

Until now, high-temperature resistant coatings were heat-cured at 200 – 250 °C after application, forming a ready-to-handle surface. This disadvantage previously had to be accepted by paint formulators. Evonik’s SILIKOPHEN® AC 950 technology solves this problem.

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January 1, 1

NEW TOMATEC PIGMENT FOR LASER MARKING

NEW PIGMENT INTRODUCTION FOR LASER MARKING

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