OMNOVA Solutions Inc., is an Global manufacturer of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and functional and decorative surfaces. OMNOVA was founded in 1999 when GenCorp spun off its Decorative & Building Products and Performance Chemicals businesses into a separate, publicly traded company. OMNOVAs world headquarters is located in Beachwood, Ohio with additional sales, manufacturing and distribution locations through Europe and Asia. OMNOVA produces a variety of products within two Business Units - Performance Chemicals and Engineered Surfaces. The Engineered Surfaces business the following divisions: Performance Chemicals, Pool Liner Films, Performance Films, Laminates, viewnique Digital Murals and Upholstery. According to OMNOVAs webpage, the Performance Chemicals business makes up about 75% of the Companys revenues. Emulsion polymers and specialty chemicals are key ingredients in products for a wide variety of end uses including architectural and industrial coatings; nonwovens used in hygiene products, filtration and construction; drilling additives for oil and gas exploration and production; elastomeric modification of plastic casings and hoses used in household and industrial products and automobiles; floor polishes and sealers; tire cord and other fabric reinforced rubber goods; molded rubber components; tapes and adhesives; sports surfaces; textile finishes; carpet backing; coated paper and packaging; and the list goes on.