Reyes Acquires Swisstex France

Reyes Groupe, France, has acquired SwissTex France S.a.s. — a manufacturer of twisting, assembling,
cabling, covering and winding machinery for technical and textile yarn markets. Going forward,
Reyes will operate the company under the name Verdol.

Reyes has worked with SwissTex for more than 25 years and is familiar with its products and
expertise — including brands such as Verdol, ICBT, Rieter ICBT and RITM.

May/June 2012