OMNOVA Solutions Opens European Office

OMNOVA Solutions’ Performance
Chemicals business has announced that it has established a European office.

The office, located in Hemel Hempstead, England, will focus on supporting the needs of
OMNOVA’s European customers and the European subsidiaries of its North American customers.

“We have developed key partnerships in Europe as part of a global strategy to expand our
ability to provide highly tailored products and technologies to markets such as paper, nonwoven,
floor care, coatings, construction, tire cord and adhesives,“ said Frank Nataro, Performance
Chemicals’ director of European operations.

“Our European office gives us an opportunity to work more closely with these partners to
grow the business and ensure consistent OMNOVA quality and service around the world.”
(See “Dyeing, Printing & Finishing News,”
ATI November, October and September 1999.)

January 2000