Sauquoit Partners With Leatex To Market Contax™

Sauquoit Industries Inc., Scranton, Pa., has named Philadelphia-based Leatex Corp. its exclusive
marketing partner for Contax™ anti-static products for textile processing and other industrial

Contax contains highly conductive materials that completely remove static electricity
generated from the substrate during textile processing, Leatex reports. The company worked with
several textile companies to develop applications for the new product.

Fran Esposito, sales manager, Sauquoit Industries, said, “We relied on Leatex’s 80 years of
textile industry experience, on our company’s nearly 40 years of experience with conductive
materials, and on our engineering staff to solve the [static electricity] problem and develop

September 2003