Epilson Opens New Polypropylene Facility

Epsilon Products Inc., Marcus Hook, Pa., recently opened its new polypropylene plant in Garyville,
La. At 800 million pounds per year, it is the largest polypropylene capacity addition ever
constructed at one time in the United States.The Garyville facility will produce a full range of
homopolymer, impact copolymer and random copolymer polypropeline to serve the increased demand in
North America. Epsilon will now have an annual capacity of approximately 1.5 billion pounds, making
it one of the top polypropylene producers in North America.

October 1999