STR Expands Testing Facilities In China

Enfield, Conn.-based Specialized Technology Resources (STR) Inc. has expanded its apparel/textile
testing laboratory in Shanghai and plans to add apparel and textile testing to its Shenzhen, China,
laboratory in September 2004. Both facilities opened in late 2003.

STR offers a range of services including testing to AATCC and ASTM International standards,
and to proprietary client specifications; application of ISO standards; fair labor and social
compliance monitoring programs; garment and piece goods inspection programs; and Azodye and
ecological testing; among others.

February 2004