SDC Forms Trading Company

The Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC), United Kingdom, has formed SDC Enterprises Ltd. to
assume global responsibility for the development, sales and support of the organizations
fastness-testing and related products. SDCs technical team will continue to serve customers through
the new trading company. All profits from the enterprise will go to SDC, to be used to support its
color research and educational activities. SDC will continue to be directly involved in the
research and development of technical standards for the coloration industry worldwide.

October 2002