OMNOVA Solutions announces the appointment of Dowd & Guild, Incorporated as the distributor for its West Coast and Southern territories for the following markets:  Paint & 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.  This appointment was effective November 15, 2012.  

“We are extremely pleased with OMNOVA’s new business relationship with Dowd & Guild,” said Chip Norcross, Director of Sales, Specialty Chemicals - Americas. “This new partnership will help us serve our valued customers, as well as significantly build and strengthen our Company’s presence in the U.S. market."