The southeastern territories include the following new regions: North Carolina, South Carolina, and Eastern Tennessee. Gulf Coast Chemical had previously supported OMNOVA in Florida.
"We are extremely pleased to have expanded our business relationship with Gulf Coast Chemical," said Chip Norcross, Director of Sales, OMNOVA Solutions Specialty Chemicals - Americas. "This new partnership will help us serve our valued customers, as well as significantly build and strengthen our presence in the U.S."
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.