Graniteville Specialty Fabrics Acquires Coating Machines To Advance Technical And Custom-Coated Fabric Offerings

GREENVILLE — May 22, 2012 — Graniteville Specialty Fabrics, a recognized leader in the production
of specialty coatings and coated fabrics, announced today the purchase of two coating machines from
Mascoe Systems Corporation, the largest manufacturer of coating machines in the US.

As many as six different coating methods are built into the coating machines.  The
coaters are built with high-tolerance machining practices and digital set point technology which
allows for absolute repeatability of required coating specifications.

“We selected machine features that will allow Graniteville to continue our high-quality
coating development, yet enable us to explore new coating practices and specialized technical
solutions,” said Jim Egan, president of Graniteville Specialty Fabrics.  He continued,
“Although we have been perfecting coated fabrics for more than 60 years, we remain committed to
developing the most innovative, custom, fabric offerings for our diverse client base. This new
machinery will assist us in continuing those efforts and allow us to further expand our custom
coatings’ capabilities,” said Egan.

Posted on May 28, 2012

Source: Graniteville Specialty Fabrics