DyStar Opens Service Center In Shanghai, Offers Service Packages

Germany-based DyStar Textilfarben
GmbH & Co. Deutschland KG has opened a new service center in Shanghai to serve textile
finishers and retailers in China and Asia. The 3,000-square-meter facility is equipped with
latest-generation laboratory dyeing and printing machines and testing equipment, enabling it to
test for such properties as lightfastness and wetfastness, and also to develop customized solutions
for its clients.

Service packages offered by DyStar Textile Services include: Testing Solutions, including
colorfastness tests and analytical services based on international standards; Color Solutions,
providing improved color communication in order to reduce lead times; Ecology Solutions, providing
advice and recommendations to enable customers to comply with ecological specifications; and Expert
Solutions, offering advice, customized solutions and new technologies to help customers improve
productivity, comply with quality standards and protect brand image. These service packages are
available not only at the Shanghai service center, but also globally.

January 31, 2007