Boehme Filatex Increases Production

Due to growing demand, Reidsville, N.C.-based Boehme Filatex Inc. continues to expand
production of its Hipochem CP-OS moisture-management and soil-release product in the United States.
The company obtained the product in 2002 through its acquisition of High Point Textile Auxiliaries,
High Point, N.C. It already has enlarged its Hipochem CP-OS processing capacity by more than 50
percent since July 2003.

November 2003