FAIRLAWN, Ohio – OMNOVA Solutions has begun regular-way trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol OMN. The spin-off of OMNOVA from GenCorp (NYSE: GY) was completed on October 1, 1999.

OMNOVA Solutions is a technology-based company with approximately $766 million in sales and 2,600 employees worldwide. It is an innovator of functional and decorative surfaces, emulsion polymers and specialty chemicals produced by its Decorative & Building Products and Performance Chemicals businesses.