Guilford Mills Jockey Sign Licensing Agreement

The Home Fashions Division of Guilford Mills Inc., Greensboro, N.C., has signed an exclusive
licensing agreement with Kenosha, Wis.-based Jockey International Inc., whereby Guilford will
create and distribute a collection of bedding and accessories. The bedding will be distributed
under two labels Jockey Home and Jockey Classic.In combination with our global sourcing
initiatives, we believe that licensing and branding opportunities will drive profitability and
growth in our Home Fashions business. We could not be more pleased to be working with Jockey, owner
of one of the most recognized brands in the world, and one that is synonymous with quality,
performance and value, said John A. Emrich, president and CEO, Guilford Mills.

March 2001