Zimmer Obtains Contract To Build PBT Plant In Taiwan

Germany-based Zimmer AG received a contract from Chang Chun Plastics Co., Taiwan, to supply a
polyester polycondensation plant designed to produce polybutylene terephthalate (PBT). The plant is
due to go online in early 2002.The plant is to produce 200 tons of polymer per day, using
terephthalic acid and 1,4-butanediol as feedstocks. Zimmer will provide the technology and
equipment for the plant and will also take responsibility for the supervision of erection and

January 2001