OMNOVA Solutions, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and decorative products. It provides engineered surfaces for various commercial, industrial and residential end uses. The company operates through the following business segments: Specialty Solutions and Performance Materials. The Specialty Solutions segment develops, designs, produces, and markets a broad line of specialty products for use in coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers, laminates, films, nonwovens, and oil & gas products. The Performance Materials segment serves mature markets including plastics, paper, carpet and coated fabrics with a broad range of polymers based primarily on styrene butadiene (SB), styrene butadiene acrylonitrile (SBA), styrene butadiene vinyl pyridine, high styrene pigments, polyvinyl acetate, acrylic, styrene acrylic, calcium stearate, glyoxal, and bio-based chemistries. The company was founded on October 1, 1999 and is headquartered in Beachwood, OH.