BEACHWOOD, OH - OMNOVA Solutions announced a price increase of up to $0.10/dry pound on all styrene butadiene latex products and up to $0.06/dry pound on all styrene acrylic latices sold into all markets in the Americas, effective May 15, 2015, or as contracts allow.

“These price increases are necessary due to the combination of an upward trend in the cost of styrene as well as the need for OMNOVA to build a sustainable business that can better serve our customers now and in the future,” said Frank Nataro, Sales Director, Americas for OMNOVA’s Performance Chemicals business segment.