Omnova Solutions, a chemical maker and supplier of decorative and functional surfaces, including laminates for the wood products industry, reported income of US$6.9m from continuing operations for the Q2, down 1.4% from Q2 of 2011.

Omnova’s Decorative Products Division posted total sales of US$69.6m in Q2, up 3.4% from the same time frame a year ago. Laminates and performance films sales were US$36.4m of the division’s total. Omnova said laminate sales increased more than 10%, driven by stronger volume in furniture, flooring and retail store fixture products.