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Solutia Issues 2013 Vanceva® Color Forecast for Architectural Laminated Glass

January 3, 2012

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA), a market-leading performance materials and specialty chemicals company, today announced its 2013 Vanceva® color forecast for architectural laminated glass. The 10 unique colors can be achieved by utilizing two or more layers from the Vanceva Color System by Saflex(TM) line of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers for laminated glass.

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No longer reserved for paint and wall coverings, Architects and Designers continue to push the envelope, developing innovative color design methods for every glazing application. When exploring light, form, and space in the design process, glass can be the answer for all three considerations with the addition of Vanceva Color System by Saflex. Now airports, living rooms, and urban facades can showcase color in the glazing design.

“No other interlayer brand delivers the complete spectrum of colors for laminated glass like Vanceva Color System by Saflex,” said Julie Schimmelpenningh, global architectural applications manager for Saflex. “Used in curtain walls, atriums, skylights, partitions and conference rooms, Vanceva color interlayers allow the most expressive designs with distinctive hues from the subtle to the dramatic.”

Producing a broad spectrum of colors and moods that are unachievable using stock selections of glass, Vanceva Color System by Saflex gives architects and designers more creative freedom with glass than ever before. Vanceva color interlayers can be combined to produce more than three thousand transparent, translucent or opaque color options to help create the desired tone and intensity. When Vanceva color interlayers are combined with tinted or reflective glass, the design possibilities are nearly limitless.

2013 Vanceva® Color Forecast for Architectural Laminated Glass

Pretty in Pink (Vanceva Code: 0A1A) A positive reaction to today’s atmosphere of uncertainty and negativity, Pretty in Pink casts a warm, cheerful glow to interior spaces that need to balance color and light transmission with a touch of privacy.

Tumeric (Vanceva Code: 1348) This deeper yellow resembles the color in curry. With gold undertones, this natural spice inspired color brings depth and nuance to interior schemes.

Chic Raspberry (Vanceva code: 002C) Is a clear move to a vibrant blue based red. Greatly influenced by consumer trends in fashion and cosmetics it now transcends to interiors bringing a chic energy and vitality to interior spaces.

Sun Kissed Coral (Vanceva code: 3583) A warm and inviting orange, this color is perfect in healthcare and assisted living environments. Use in office partitions, as wall cladding, and in foyer installations.

Midnight Blue (Vanceva code: 07D7) Classics endure through this regal blue. A toned down version of Vanceva True Blue, the addition of grey brings the elegance of navy to glass.

Beloved Burgandy (Vanceva code: 7252) Darkened, mysterious, and sensual. Beloved Burgundy echoes the return to decadent fabrics and textiles, seen in fashion. Use this color in entryways and vestibules for the most impact.

Emerald Green (Vanceva code: 7467) Derived from fashion, jewelry, and art. This fresh, intense classic green is an alternative to hoes on both ends of the spectrum. Perfect for facades and curtain walls near mountain and water locations when seeking to eco the landscape.

Elegant Indigo (Vanceva code 0167) This blue enters the palette as a new neutral, becoming a chameleon color that creates balance. Beautiful when used in wall cladding, stair and flooring applications.

Seastruck (Vanceva code: 7267) Inspired by this precious resource, Seastruck is a rich turquoise blue, saturated and unpolluted. This new take on green will bring depth to exteriors.

Ocean Grey (Vanceva code: 000H) The newest addition to the Vanceva color system, Ocean Grey is a blue based grey, that can be used alone, or layered with itself to create a more intense, cooling effect.

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Notes to Editor: Solutia and Infinity Logo, Vanceva®, Saflex® and World of Color Awards(SM) 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® polyvinyl butyral interlayers for glass lamination and for photovoltaic module encapsulation and VISTASOLAR® ethylene vinyl acetate films for photovoltaic module encapsulation; LLumar®, Vista(TM), EnerLogic®, FormulaOne®, Gila®, V-KOOL®, Huper Optik®, IQue(TM), Sun-X® and Nanolux® aftermarket performance films for automotive and architectural applications; Flexvue(TM) 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 .

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