Solutia Solar GmbH, a subsidiary of Solutia Inc., is a global provider of advanced solar encapsulants, providing long-term durability and high-performance to solar modules. They are a supplier of films for use in photovoltaic applications. Solutia acquired Etimex Solar GmbH of Germany (renamed as Solutia Solar GmbH) to become the only producer of all major PV encapsulation technologies branded as Vistasolar EVA/TPU and Saflex PVB. In 2011, they began manufacturing Vistasolar EVA in China. They leverage a unique EVA-TPU-PVB portfolio, manufacturing scale, and technical expertise to deliver high-end solutions to help lower total production costs for leading solar module manufacturers.