Press Release

OMNOVA Solutions announces geographic expansion of Gulf Coast Chemical as its distributor for US southeastern territories

By Thu, Jan 17, 2013

FAIRLAWN, OH, Jan. 17, 2013 (Press Release) -OMNOVA Solutions, a leading global specialty chemicals provider, announces the geographic expansion of Gulf Coast Chemical as OMNOVA's distributor for the U.S. Southeastern territories. Gulf Coast Chemical is headquartered in Tampa, Florida and is a leading distributor of a wide range of products for the coatings, adhesives, plastics, personal care, rubber, construction, and floor care industries. The company has over 55 years experience in supplying quality raw materials to America's manufacturers and compounders.

The southeastern territories include the following new regions: North Carolina, South Carolina, and Eastern Tennessee. Gulf Coast Chemical had previously supported OMNOVA in Florida.

"We are extremely pleased to have expanded our business relationship with Gulf Coast Chemical," said Chip Norcross, Director of Sales, OMNOVA Solutions Specialty Chemicals - Americas. "This new partnership will help us serve our valued customers, as well as significantly build and strengthen our presence in the U.S."

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 innovator of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces for a variety of commercial, industrial and residential end uses.

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