Saati Americas To Establish Facility In Fountain Inn, S.C.

Saati Americas Corp. — a producer of textile and chemical products for screen printing, medical
filtration, acoustic, composite and ballistic protection applications, and a subsidiary of Saati
Group S.p.A., Italy — plans to establish its U.S. Composites and Protection division operations
and certain distribution operations in Fountain Inn, S.C., and add more than 80 employees over the
next few years. The company is refurbishing an existing 260,000-square-foot facility, and will
install new production and R&D equipment.

“This expansion is a critical component of Saati’s global corporate strategy and symbolizes
our commitment to bring Saati’s world-class engineered materials and technical support to
structural composite and protective armor product manufacturers in the Americas,” said Alberto
Novarese, president, Saati Group.

September/October 2010