FAIRLAWN, Ohio - OMNOVA Solutions has announced the recipients of its 2005 Technology Awards. The annual award program recognizes exemplary technology-based contributions by associates in OMNOVA's research and development, sales and marketing, technical service, operations, and product-management organizations.

In the functional coatings area, the award for GenGlaze® EC-2447 high-performance in-mold coating was given to Mina Garcia, David Sizer and Brian J. Sullivan, all from the Technology Center in Akron, Ohio. Expanding one of OMNOVA's core competencies, this team developed a novel in-mold coating that features superior flow and improved adhesion.