Monforts Unveils New Process, Installs Ranges

Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, has introduced the MXL-process® for moist
cross-linking. Designed to run on a hotflue, it is available as a continuous process and is
primarily suited for bedsheet and shirt fabrics, especially those with non-iron properties,
according to Monforts. The process line consists of a padder, stretching field (only for liquid
ammonia-treated fabrics) and Thermex hotflue treatment chamber.

In other company news, Monforts recently has completed delivery of tenters and dyeing ranges
to several companies worldwide. Wool fabric producer Paramount Téxteis, Brazil, has received a
Montex tenter capable of processing 30,000 meters of fabric per day.

Ariteks Örme San, Turkey – a supplier of yarn and fabric for ready-made garment exports – has
taken delivery of a second Montex tenter and DynAir 5000 relaxation line.

Utexbel, Belgium, has taken delivery of a Thermex 6500 hotflue continuous dyeing range at its
broadwoven fabric mill – the first such delivery in Belgium.

June 2005