Stock Purchase Plan

BuyDirect (a direct purchase, sale and dividend reinvestment plan) is available to shareholders and interested first-time investors and offers a convenient method of increasing investment in OMNOVA Solutions. All brokerage commissions and bank service fees incurred on behalf of the participants in connection with stock purchases and dividend reinvestments are paid by the Company. Subject to terms and conditions of the plan, dividends (if any), together with optional cash investments of up to $120,000 per year, are used to buy more shares of OMNOVA's Common Stock. Note: OMNOVA Solutions is not currently paying a dividend.


OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
c/o Computershare Investment Service Department
P.O. Box 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170