Nylstar Increases Its Production Capacity To 17,000 Annual Tons

BLANES, Spain — November 27,  2013 — Nylstar®, one of the leading suppliers of nylon 6.6 and
worldwide known by its brand Meryl®, announces an investment of more than 1.200.000€ that enables
the company to significantly increase its production capacity from 15.000 to 17.000 annual tons.

The investment comprises an installation of 21 Barmag winding machines that will increase
productivity and will reduce waste considerably. This investment will allow Nylstar to enlarge the
variety of its product range; with a clear commitment of the company to deliver even more
value-added products. The new equipment will be installed in January 2014 and will be operating

“This investment is a direct consequence of the growing demand of fine count yarns that has
been reflected in our sales recently,” stated Zigor Kortazar, Nylstar’s Corporate General Manager.
“We aim to operate this new installation as a matter to continually improve our service to our
worldwide customer base,” Mr. Kortazar added.

With challenging conditions both in the textile industry and in the market, Nylstar has been
able to increase 10% YTD its sales volume as the result of its focus on innovation and customer
service. 2014 awaits a year of further investments for Nylstar and for its principal brand, Meryl.

Posted December 3, 2013

Source: Nylstar