PMI, Bergmann Merge Activities

Greenville-based Progressive Screen Printing Machines Inc. (PMI), a manufacturer of automatic
screen-printing machines, flash cure units and dryers, has merged with the Phoenix-based Bergmann
Group a manufacturer of screen-printing products sold under the Workhorse and Tuff Products trade
names, and other items for a range of industries.

“We are particularly excited about this combination because it enables us to offer a complete
product line to all screen printers throughout the life cycle of their business,” said Robert W.
Barnes, president, PMI.

PMI will maintain its manufacturing facility in Greenville.

September 2005