GretagMacbeth Acquires McMahan Electro-Optics

GretagMabeth, New Windsor, N.Y., has acquired McMahan Electro-Optics Inc., Research Triangle Park,
N.C. McMahan spectroradiometric instruments and software are used by reference laboratories to
measure, characterize, qualify and certify sources of visible, UV, infrared and optical radiation.
Ron Anderson, president and CEO, GretagMacbeth, said, The combined firms of GretagMacbeth and
McMahan will play an extremely important role in providing complete solutions in the increasingly
integrated world of lighting and color management.In related company news, GretagMacbeth announced
plans to open its state-of-the-art ResearchandAdvanced Products Development Center in Research
Triangle Park, N.C. The new facility will focus on rapidly translating leading-edge technology and
systems research into software and instruments to enhance its position in the areas of color
management and color control systems. It gives us immediate access to enabling technologies which
are critical to our color measurement, communication and simulation activities, Anderson said.

December 2000