OMNOVA Solutions announced its 2009 Technology Award recipients. This annual award program recognizes exemplary technology-based contributions by associates in the company’s research and development, sales and marketing, technical service, operations, product management and LEAN SixSigma organizations.

Technological innovations in new product development and process improvements are positively impacting customers in virtually all of the company’s served markets including coated fabrics for automotive interiors, decorative paper laminates, commercial wallcoverings, performance films used in healthcare products, as well as performance chemicals for paper, floor care, oil drilling and other specialty applications.

Recipients hail from across the company’s global operations, including its Performance Chemicals business segment facilities in Akron, Ohio; Mogadore, Ohio; Chester, S.C.; Green Bay, Wis. and Fitchburg, Mass.; and Decorative Products business segment facilities in Monroe, N.C.; Jeannette, Penn.; Columbus, Miss.; Fairlawn, Ohio; and Shanghai, China.