Schoeller Textil Receives Editor39 S Choice Award

Schoeller Textil USA Inc., Seattle, recently received the 1999 Editors Choice Award from Backpacker
magazine for its innovative schoeller®-dryskin and schoeller®-dryskin-extreme fabrics.These
fabrics, which provide a durable, weather resistant, lightweight and comfortable woven stretch
fabric for sports enthusiasts, were tested by editors of the magazine over the course of several
months.Being recognized by one of the industrys leading consumer magazines is truly an honor for
Schoeller, said Schoeller Textil USA President Tom Weinbender.

May 1999