Ciba, Reggiani Establish Digital Technological Center

Switzerland-based Ciba Specialty Chemicals and Italy-based Reggiani Macchine S.p.A. have teamed
up to establish the Digital Technological Center (DTC) in Italy.

The center will focus on developing digital inks and pre- and post-treatment systems; supporting
Reggiani in software and hardware development, color calibration, computer-aided design driver
releases, upgrades and work flow research; coordinating and hosting events and conferences;
validating clients industrial printing trials; and supporting textile universities in the promotion
of industrial digital printing.

The DTC also will offer clients live monitoring between the center and their machinery, and
on-site and remote support and service.

May 2005