OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (OMNOVA) is a provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and decorative and functional surfaces for a variety of commercial, industrial and residential end uses. It operates in two business segments: Performance Chemicals and Engineered Surfaces. The Company utilizes 23 strategically located manufacturing, technical and other facilities in North America, Europe and Asia to service its broad customer base. The Company initially focused on the manufacture of styrene butadiene latex for the paper industry and styrene butadiene vinyl pyridine latex for tire cord adhesives in a single facility in Mogadore, Ohio. It holds key positions in market categories, which have been built through products, customized product solutions, well-established distribution channels, recognized brands and long-standing customer relationships. The Company�s products provide a variety of important functional and aesthetic benefits to hundreds of products that people use daily.