Schoeller, Ciba Partner To Expand 3XDRY® Technology

Schoeller Technologies, a Switzerland-based subsidiary of Schoeller Textil AG, and Ciba Specialty
Chemicals AG, Switzerland, have announced they will partner to promote and expand the 3XDRY®
moisture-management finishing technology developed by Schoeller Textil. Ciba will manage
consultancy, sales and quality control, while Schoeller Technologies will manage branding,
marketing and patents.

July/August 2005