Entry Deadline Extended for Solutia World of Color Awards™ International Design Competition

Online Competition to Recognize Use of Color in Design Projects Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA), manufacturer of the Vanceva®Color System by Saflex®  announced today that the company has extended the entry deadline to the Solutia World of Color Awards™ Inspired by Vanceva.

Applicants are encouraged to submit projects by Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. Central Daylight Time.  The international design awards program is designed to honor architects, interior designers, glass fabricators, furniture designers, glazing engineers and other industry professionals for their innovative design and use of colored laminated safety glass in building design and interior spaces around the world.

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All projects will be judged by an international jury of renowned industry professionals representing the architectural, design and color marketing industries, including:

Pitupong Chaowakul,Brunete Fraccaroli, Andrew Moor,Mark P. Sexton, FAIA, LEED AP and Jane Stockel . All entries must include liberal use of Vanceva color interlayer products and must have been completed between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011.

The Vanceva Color System by Saflex offers architects and designers unparalleled creative freedom to incorporate color into glass and glazing systems using tinted interlayers, which are laminated between two pieces of glass.  A palette of 16 colors can be combined in up to four layers to produce more than 3,000 transparent, translucent and opaque glass colors.  This gives designers unparalleled flexibility to create custom colors and one-of-a-kind aesthetics. Vanceva color interlayers also offer all the benefits of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers for laminated safety glass, including security, solar, sound insulation and UV protection.

Nominating a project is easy. Simply visit www.worldofcolorawards.com to submit photographs and background information for each project. The site is also a portal for discussions and information on the subject of color in architecture and design. There are no entry fees, and multiple entries will be accepted.  Entrants must agree to provide photography rights for public relations purposes.

Entries are now being accepted at www.worldofcolorawards.com .

Notes to Editor:  SOLUTIA, Saflex ® and the Radiance Logo™ and all other trademarks listed below are trademarks of Solutia Inc. and/or its affiliates.

Corporate Profile

Solutia is a market-leading performance materials and specialty chemicals company. The company focuses on providing solutions for a better life through a range of products, including: Saflex® and Vanceva® polyvinyl butyral interlayers for glass lamination and for photovoltaic module encapsulation and VISTASOLAR® ethylene vinyl acetate films for photovoltaic module encapsulation;  LLumar®, Vista™, EnerLogic®, FormulaOne®, Gila®, V-KOOL®, Huper Optik®, IQue™, Sun-X™ and Nanolux™ aftermarket performance films for automotive and architectural applications; XIR® and Heat Mirror® performance films that are incorporated into aftermarket window films, laminated glass products and suspended insulated glass units for use in automotive and architectural applications.  Flexvue™ advanced film component solutions for solar and electronic technologies; and technical specialties products including Crystex® insoluble sulfur, Santoflex® PPD antidegradants, Therminol® heat transfer fluids and Skydrol® aviation hydraulic fluids. Solutia's businesses are world leaders in each of their market segments. With its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, the company operates globally with approximately 3,400 employees in more than 50 worldwide locations. More information is available at www.Solutia.com .

600450 Entry Deadline Extended for Solutia World of Color Awards™ International Design Competition glassonweb.com
Date: 22 March 2012
Source: Solutia Inc.

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