Fi-Tech Named Fleissner GmbH Representative

Fi-Tech Inc., Richmond, Va., now has responsibility in the United States for sales, spare parts and
after-sales service coordination for Germany-based Fleissner GmbH. Fi-Tech will not represent
Fleissner Inc., Charlotte, which was not included in the recent acquisition of Fleissner GmbH by
Fi-Tech’s principal, Zimmer AG, Frankfurt.

Don Gillespie, former Fleissner Inc. vice president, has joined Fi-Tech with responsibility
for the Fleissner product lines.

February 2004