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Omnova Solutions announces US partnership

December 4, 2012

California-based Dowd & Guild Inc. is now the distributor for Omnova's West Coast and Southern territories in several markets.

Omnova Solutions, a global specialty chemicals provider, has announced the appointment of Dowd & Guild Inc. as the distributor for its US West Coast and Southern territories for the following markets: paint & coatings, floor care, fluoropolymers, graphic arts, nonwovens, personal care, tapes and adhesives. The West Coast and Southern territories include the following states:  Washington, Idaho, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. This appointment was effective November 15, 2012. 

“We are extremely pleased with Omnova's new business relationship with Dowd & Guild,” says Chip Norcross, director of sales, specialty chemicals - Americas. “This new partnership will help us serve our valued customers, as well as significantly build and strengthen our Company’s presence in the U.S. market."

Dowd & Guild Inc. is headquartered in San Ramon, CA, USA and is a distributor of a range of products for the coatings, adhesives, sealants, caulks, building products, plastics, composites and graphic arts industries. The company has more than 25 years experience in supplying raw materials to America’s manufacturers.

Omnova Solutions is a technology-based company with 2011 sales of $1.2 billion and a global workforce of approximately 2,300. OMNOVA is an provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces for a variety of commercial, industrial and residential end uses.
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