Honeywell Performance Fibers Expands Spectra Manufacturing

Honeywell Performance Fibers, Colonial Heights, Va., a unit of the Performance PolymersandChemicals
business, announced a major expansion in the production of its Spectra® high-tenacity and
high-modulus fiber to fulfill increasing demand in key growth segments. The expansion for the
Spectra 1000 and 2000 product families is scheduled in mid-2001.Our number-one responsibility is to
satisfy our customers, said Greg Herceg, business director, Spectra. This expansion demonstrates
our commitment to invest in our customers growth objectives by providing the support necessary to
achieve those goals.

May 2001