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OMNOVA Solutions Inc. has acquired Resiquímica S.A., a Portugal-based producer of resins and binders for the coatings and building and construction industries. "This is another important milestone in OMNOVA's path to becoming a premier global specialty solutions company,” said Anne P. Noonan, president and CEO of OMNOVA Solutions, in a statement. “The acquisition of Resiquímica expands our technology and product offerings in the coatings and construction industries, strengthens our position in the EMEA region and enhances production flexibility and capabilities for our specialty business." Resiquímica's aqueous polymer emulsions and solvent-borne alkyd and acrylic resins are key elements used in a wide variety of residential and industrial coatings. Additionally, unsaturated polyester resins from Resiquímica are targeted at demanding applications in marine, food storage tanks and more. In addition to its home market, the company serves clients in Spain, France and North Africa.