Huntsman Textile Effects And DyTech Taiwan Partner To Deliver Environmentally Sustainable Solutions For Taiwan’s Textile Industry

SINGAPORE — January 16, 2013 — Huntsman Textile Effects and DyTech Taiwan announced today a
collaboration that is set to drive sustainable excellence and world-class standards of high quality
dyes and specialty chemicals for the Taiwan textile industry.

Huntsman Textile Effects will work closely with DyTech Taiwan, as its agent in Taiwan, to
deliver sustainable, high performing processing and effects chemicals that have low environmental
impact, with significant reductions in energy consumption and production time.

Commenting on this partnership signed in Taipei, Mr Kent Kvaal, Vice President of Global
Sales and Technical Services at Huntsman Textile Effects said, “The Taiwanese textile industry is a
strategic and promising market for Huntsman Textile Effects. We believe our partnership with the
experienced DyeTech Taiwan team will help to bring world-class, environment friendly technical
service solutions to our Taiwanese customers and we look forward to a successful collaboration with
them, both within and beyond Taiwan.”

Added Mr. Andrew Chen, Director of DyTech Taiwan, “We are very excited about this partnership
with Huntsman Textile Effects and believe this collaboration will create a new benchmark for the
Taiwan textile industry in the areas of sustainability and differentiation, which are key
ingredients to becoming a preferred supplier to key customers.”

The Taiwan textile industry has long been a strategic sourcing destination for leading
sportswear brands. An important component in the global textile market’s supply chain, the industry
has been seeking for ways to reposition itself in the face of increasing global competition.
Capitalizing on the nation’s culture of innovation and creativity, the industry has targeted
different segments to enhance its branding and to invest in energy-saving facilities and processes.
Taiwan was the 26th biggest textile importing country in the world in 2010 with imports amounting
to US$1.3 billion.

Huntsman Textile Effects is the global leader in developing total textile solutions across
all aspects of the textile chain and is committed as the global leader in developing sustainable,
high performing processing and effects chemicals that have low environmental impact with
significant reductions in energy and time.

Posted January 22, 2013

Source: Huntsman Textile Effects