Symtech To Represent Roaches, Automation Partners

Spartanburg-based Symtech Inc. has added two new product lines to its offerings for the US textile

Roaches International Ltd., England, has chosen Symtech as exclusive US representative for
its laboratory dyeing, finishing and testing equipment. Symtech has spare parts in stock and also
provides technical service for the product line. Tony Gowan is Symtech’s product manager for
Roaches’ products.

Roaches International’s Martindale APS wear and abrasion tester

Automation Partners Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., has named Symtech exclusive representative for
the US market excluding California for its electronic monitoring and control products for knitting
and textile finishing. Symtech has designated Herbert Busch and Tony Gowan as joint product
managers for Automation Partners’ products.

October 2003