Solutia Forms Vydyne Automotive Global Team

St. Louis-based Solutia Inc. has formed a global development team under the name Vydyne
Automotive to provide nylon-based product solutions for the automotive market. Vydyne® is Solutia’s
trade name for its injection molding nylon resins, which are used in powertrain, chassis, and
interior and exterior vehicle applications. The company has combined product offerings and
personnel from its Vydyne nylon resins operations and its Technical Nylon Fibers Division under
Vydyne Automotive.

Technical nylon fibers are used in airbags, hoses, high-performance tires, high-end automotive
interiors and other products requiring nylon 6,6 properties.

“The Vydyne Automotive marketing effort offers us an excellent opportunity to showcase the
breadth of nylon products and services we have for the OEM [original equipment manufacturer], Tier
1 and 2, and replacement automotive markets,” said John Jurecko, automotive marketing, Nylon

The Vydyne Automotive team includes sales and marketing representatives in North America, Asia
and Europe.

February 2005