SAN RAMON, CA/ST. LOUIS - The Specialty Additives business of Solutia Inc. recently presented its 2007 North American Distributor of the Year award to Howard Guild, President of Dowd and Guild Inc., San Ramon, CA. The award recognizes the achievement of outstanding sales growth for Solutia’s specialty additive products in its 11-state West Coast distribution sales area. The award also acknowledges the outstanding technical and commercial support provided during the test marketing of Solusolv™ 2075 in California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District.