OMNOVA Solutions’ Specialty Chemicals business today announced a price increase of up to $0.10 per dry pound for all GenFlo®, GenCeal®, OMNABONDTM, GenCryl®and GenCal®styrene butadiene-based emulsion polymers. The increase is effective July 1, 2009, for all specialty markets including coatings, tape and adhesives, nonwovens, floor care, and construction, and is necessitated by the continuing escalation in oil-related costs including freight, energy, and petroleum-based chemical feedstocks.

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