Stevens Urethane is a subsidiary of JPS Industries.

BioSolar chief technology officer Stanley Levy said Stevens Urethane was the best fit for BioSolar.

"Stevens Urethane, in addition to their line of EVA encapsulants for the solar industry, is a leading worldwide manufacturer of polyurethane film, sheet, tubing, cord and profile, including optical interlayer materials used in class I-VIII bullet resistant glazings, airplane and high speed train windshields, security glass, embassy windows, hurricane glass and paint protection films," said Levy.

"They have state-of-the-art equipment and the know-how to manufacture BioBacksheet to the extremely high standards demanded by our PV customers."

Stevens Urethane president Jim Coletta said, "We are excited to partner with BioSolar to manufacture BioBacksheet. BioSolar is a technology driven firm that has established a strong reputation for bringing innovative, performance driven products to market."

BioSolar chief executive officer David Lee said," This has been a challenging endeavor, but with quality partner like Stevens Urethane, I firmly believe we are on track to achieve commercial success."

BioSolar has developed a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources.