DuPont Spectra Announce Distribution Agreement

Wilmington, Del.-based DuPont has announced a joint market-development agreement with Spectra, an
ink-jet printhead manufacturer located in Lebanon, N.H. Spectra will distribute DuPont Artistri and
other inks for industrial printing markets such as digital textile printing. Spectra is a developer
and manufacturer of state-of-the-art piezoelectric ink-jet printheads and related consumables.This
partnership will enable us to continue our strategy of close collaboration with leading technology
developers to provide our customers with superior printing solutions, said Kathleen Hall, director
of sales and marketing, DuPont Ink Jet.DuPont expertise in ink-jet technology makes them an
excellent partner for Spectra, said Per Frost, vice president, marketing and sales, Spectra. The
combination of the Nova-Q printhead and Artistri ink is a compelling offering for customers.

December 2001