Synalloy Unveils FR Coatings

The Chemicals Group of Spartanburg-based Synalloy Corp. recently entered into an agreement with the
Felters Group, also based in Spartanburg, to file jointly owned patent applications for
high-performance fire-retardant (FR) coatings. As part of the agreement, Felters will market to the
mattress trade and other markets its Sleep Safe product incorporating Synalloy’s FR chemical

According to Synalloy, the coatings meet or surpass recent federally mandated
flame-retardancy requirements.

January 2004