Avon, Ohio-based Maroon Group, a North American distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, expanded its distribution relationship with Murphy & Son, a global supplier to the brewing, wine and distilling markets. Effective immediately, Maroon Group will distribute Murphy’s entire core product portfolio in the United States and Canada.

Murphy and Son, in conjunction with Maroon Group's technical sales team, exceptional customer service, formulary support, laboratory facilities and global sourcing capabilities, will provide differentiated value-added solutions to customers through technical proficiency and formulation expertise across North America.

“Maroon Group is very excited to expand our partnership with Murphy & Son,” said Chris Lupica, vice president of principal management, in a statement. “Their comprehensive portfolio of products and ingredients offer unique solutions for the brewing and beverage market.  It is another example of how Maroon continues to bring novel offerings and solutions to our beverage customers in the U.S. and Canada.”

Jamie Carmichael, Murphy & Son Inc. sales director, added: “With a proven infrastructure of industry-leading technology, value-added services & logistics network, Maroon Group is an obvious choice for Murphys to partner in providing our product range to the U.S. and Canadian craft market. We are looking forward to offering the brewers of this great continent our support and expertise.”