BFGoodrich To Take Over Mexican Distribution

Cytec Industries Inc., West Paterson, N.J., announced that BFGoodrich Textile Performance Chemicals
will take over the distributions of its AEROTEX® melamine resins to the Mexican textile
market.AEROTEX melamine resins are cross-linking agents used to improve the hand and increase the
durability and the wash and crock-fastness of prints and pigment dyes.BFGoodrich offers one of the
broadest, if not the broadest, product lines for the textile industry, said John Carbone, vice
president and general manager of BFGoodrich Textile Performance Chemicals. The breadth of product
line allows us to help our customers meet all the challenges of textile processing. AEROTEX
melamine resins are an integral part of becoming a total solution supplier to our customers.

June 1999