Avecia Provides Purista™ Finish To Ankur Textiles

Avecia Ltd., England, has supplied its Purista antimicrobial finish to the Ankur Textiles Division
of India-based Arvind Products Ltd. for use in a new line of 100-percent cotton voile blouse
fabric. Purista provides improved freshness properties to fabrics, according to Avecia. Ankur
Textiles first introduced the fabric line to retail stores in Southeastern India, and plans to
begin national distribution this month.

February 2004