Solutia Launches New Saflex(R) Website

Date: 25 May 2009
Source: Solutia Inc.
Redesigned User-Friendly Site for the Glazing Industry Includes New Color Studio Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) today announced the launch of , a redesigned web site for its Saflex business unit designed to improve communication with the automotive and architectural glazing industries and with solar module makers in the photovoltaic industry.

The newly launched website will debut at the Japanese Society of Automotive Engineers conference (JSAE) in Tokyo, Japan this week.

Reinforcing its strong heritage as the world leader in protective interlayers for laminated glass, the new Saflex website offers a broad view of the various benefits and possibilities available using Saflex brand polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers to improve the properties of architectural and automotive glass. Saflex PVB interlayers, when laminated between layers of glass, greatly enhance the performance characteristics of the resulting glazing unit, providing benefits such as safety, security, sound attenuation, weight reduction and aesthetics. The expanded Photovoltaic section includes new information about Saflex PVB encapsulant solutions for solar module manufactures, including product offering information and frequently asked questions.

"The new and improved Saflex website is a remarkable new resource for glass fabricators, engineers, architects and consumers," said Aimee Davis, global marketing communications manager of Saflex. "The site is designed so that users can easily and intuitively explore and understand basic and advanced glazing solutions featuring Saflex interlayer technology."

Visitors to the website can access information based on their market interest and the corresponding solution they desire from laminated glazing. Automotive engineers, for example, can investigate the benefits of weight and noise reduction that Saflex Q series advanced acoustic technology brings to laminated glazing through the new environment section on the site. Architects and designers can also create custom color glazing options online in the new Vanceva(R) Color Studio. Visitors can also visualize their custom color creation on a building facade or interior application before placing their sample order.

"Time is a valuable commodity," said Wing Kwang, global automotive business director for Saflex. "By creating a truly customer-centric, solutions-driven website, quickly and easily gives our customers access to specific information that leads them to solutions that meet their design requirements. This is possible as a result of our extensive knowledge of the markets we serve."

Following the launch, will continue to be updated with new features. Several upgrades are planned, including a password-protected section for customers and multi-language functionality.

With 80 years of experience in developing glass interlayers, Saflex is the world’s leader in production and sales of PVB interlayers, and is known as the global leader in PVB quality, service and reliability. For more information, please visit: .

Note to Editor: Saflex is a registered trademark of Solutia Inc. Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, which can be identified by the use of words such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "intends," "plans," "estimates" or "anticipates," or other comparable terminology, or by discussions of strategy, plans or intentions. These statements are based on management’s current expectations and assumptions about the industries in which Solutia operates and Solutia’s ability to raise additional funds which is subject to market conditions. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results or achievements to be materially different from the future results or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the risk and uncertainties regarding the consummation of the transactions described in this press release or the timing thereof, including the possibility that the conditions to consummating the transactions may not be satisfied or that the transactions may not close, and those other risks and uncertainties described in Solutia’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, including under "Cautionary Statement About Forward Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors", and Solutia’s quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. These reports can be accessed through the "Investors" section of Solutia’s website at Solutia disclaims any intent or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements in response to new information, unforeseen events, changed circumstances or any other occurrence.

About Solutia Inc.

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) interlayer for laminated glass; CPFilms(R) aftermarket window films sold under the LLumar(R) brand and others; high-performance nylon polymers and fibers sold under brands such as Vydyne(R) and Ultron(R); and technical specialties including the Flexsys(R) family of chemicals for the rubber industry, Skydrol(R) aviation hydraulic fluid and Therminol(R) heat transfer fluid. 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 3,100 employees in more than 60 locations. More information is available at .

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