DSM Invests In Additional Dyneema® Capacity

The Netherlands-based Royal DSM NV
has announced additional investment in new production capacity for Dyneema® high-performance
polyethylene fiber at the company’s facility in Greenville, N.C.

The multi-million-dollar investment will bring the company’s total number of fiber lines to
10. Construction of the new facility will start by the end of 2006. It is expected to be
operational in early 2008.

November/December 2006