NextLinx Ranks In Fast 50 Program For Second Year

For the second year in a row, San Jose, Calif.-based DeloitteandTouches Fast 50 Program has
recognized NextLinx Corp., Rockville, Md., as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in
the state of Maryland.NextLinx provides its Automated Global Trade Management software solution to
such companies as apparel manufacturer VF Corp. The company recently became a member of the
American Apparel Producers Network.To qualify for the Fast 50 Program, companies must have had 1998
operating revenues of no less than $50,000, and 2002 operating revenues of at least $1 million; be
based in Maryland; and be a technology company one that [owns] proprietary technology that
contributes to a significant portion of the companys operative revenues or devotes a significant
portion of revenues to research and development of technology. Standings are determined by the
growth of fiscal-year revenues over a five-year period. NextLinx ranked 17th with a 404-percent
revenue growth between 1998 and 2002.

December 2003