The award winners represent a robust cross-section of outstanding businesses, entrepreneurs and organizations that form the backbone of St. Louis' economy. Winners were recognized at an awards program and dinner Nov. 11 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown St.Louis.
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081029/AQW096LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081029/AQW096LOGO ) "Solutia is honored to once again be named a Top 50 company in St. Louis," said Jeffry N. Quinn, chairman, president and CEO of Solutia. "Solutia continues to attract top talent by providing the opportunity to work in a high-performance culture where employees are challenged to be innovative and creative in their work."
Solutia's position as a leading specialty chemical and performance materials company is a result of the organization's commitment to its pillars of success - Ingenuity, Productivity and Performance. Solutia's diverse portfolio of products provide safety, comfort and energy efficiency; and are used primarily in the construction, transportation, energy and manufacturing markets.
The Top 50 Award represents "the best of the best in St. Louis for a company's overall business success and their ability to positively affect the future of the business community," according to the RCGA. Criteria for selecting winners included growth in number of employees, enhancement of the community, revenue growth, acquisitions and expansion/development of facilities.
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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(R)polyvinyl butyral interlayers for glass lamination and for photovoltaic module encapsulation and VISTASOLAR(R)ethylene vinyl acetate films for photovoltaic module encapsulation; LLumar(R), Vista(TM), EnerLogic(TM), FormulaOne(R), Gila(R), V-KOOL(R), Huper Optik(R), IQue(TM), Sun-X(R) and Nanolux(R) aftermarket performance films for automotive and architectural applications; Flexvue(TM) advanced film component solutions for solar and electronic technologies; and technical specialtiesproducts including Crystex(R)insoluble sulfur, Santoflex(R) PPD antidegradants, Therminol(R) heat transfer fluids and Skydrol(R) 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.