Lectra And Datacolor Sign Letter Of Intent

France-based Lectra and Datacolor, Lawrenceville, N.J., have signed a Letter of Intent to enter
into an exclusive worldwide strategic partnership whereby the two companies will jointly develop
and market integrated computer-aided design and color-management solutions for the apparel- and
fashion-related industries, from design through manufacturing, and from merchandising to
e-commerce. The two companies share a common vision that reproducing color quickly and accurately
from design to production to retail, in addition to online shipping, will greatly reduce time to
market, improve customer satisfaction and expand business opportunities for retailers, brands and
manufacturers.True Color In, True Color Out technology will provide everyone in the supply chain
with the ability to communicate accurate color electronically for design, for physical products and
for virtual products.

October 2000