Solutia is a manufacturer of performance films, nylon polymers, fibres and intermediates, and speciality chemicals. The company consists of five businesses: Saflex, CPFilms, Nylon Plastics & Fibers, Flexsys and Specialty Products.
Solutia claims to be the world's largest producer of plastic interlayer for laminated glass used in automotive and architectural applications. Its CPFilms business is a producer of solar control and safety window films for aftermarket installation on automobile and building windows. Solutia is also a fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 from intermediates to polymers, plastics to fibres.
Solutia's future is based on a simple framework for each of its business platforms: expand and grow performance films; aggressively grow select specialty products businesses; and maximise the value of integrated nylon. In support of its portfolio strategy, the company is leveraging many of its core competencies such as leading brands, manufacturing and technical resources, customer service and valued products and services.
Headquartered in St Louis, Missouri, US, Solutia employs 3,400 people globally and had 2010 revenues of $1.9bn.
Download the The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies listing here
Chairman, president and CEO: Jeffry Quinn
Member: Eugene DavisMember: Robert deVeerMember: James Heffernan
Member: Thomas Jagodinski
Member: William Monahan
Member: Robert Peiser
Member: Gregory Smith
Solutia Inc 575 Maryville Centre Drive PO Box 66760 St. Louis, MO 63166-6760 US
Tel: +1 314 674 1000 Fax: +1 314 674 7625
Solutia was founded in St Louis in 1901 as Monsanto Company. Solutia was created as an independent company on 1 September 1997, after Monsanto shareholders approved the spin-off of the company's chemical businesses.
More about Solutia Structure
The “roadmap to Solutia's future” is believed to be based on its portfolio strategy, which it says provides a simple framework for each of its three business platforms: expand and grow performance films; aggressively grow select specialty products businesses; and maximise the value of integrated nylon. (Edited from annual report and company website). ICIS also provides you with key financial data listed in table form.
More about Solutia Strategy & Financial Highlights
Get news on Solutia plus the latest chemical news, information, data, market movements and analysis
in one place with ICIS news
Find details on other chemical companies and suppliers with
ICIS offers a range of FREE e-newsletters to ensure that you don't miss out on the latest development and key market intelligence in your industry. If you want the latest news sent to your inbox, sign up for ICIS e-newsletters today.
Find out more about current and planned chemical plants and projects by subscribing to our comprehensive database
INSIGHT: Crude price falls push petchems lower, raise price volatility
“Everyone is on the sidelines because they don’t know where the bottom is and don’t know what to do.”
VIDEO: ICIS special report - impact of lower crude oil prices