OMNOVA Solutions, a leading global specialty chemicals provider, has announced the appointment of Dowd & Guild Inc. as the distributor for its west coast and southern territories for the following markets: paint and 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.
Dowd & Guild Inc. is headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., and is a leading distributor of a wide 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 quality raw materials to U.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 innovator of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces for a variety of commercial, industrial and residential end uses.