Omnova turns focus to performance chemicals

Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/2/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 37, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of Omnova Solutions to sell its GenFlex Building Products to Firestone Building Products in 2006. The sale will enable the firm to focus on its core performance chemicals arm. GenFlex serves the single-ply commercial roofing industry. Moreover, the move will reduce interest from Omnova's contribution to debt paydown and free resources to focus on performance.


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