Sorona-Based Fabrics Now Available On-Line

FAST, an on-line catalog created by technology company Freeborders, San Francisco, enables users to
search for and request samples and costs of DuPont Sorona®-based fabrics 24 hours a day.

Catalog users may register at to search mill databases by fiber brand,
fabric type, construction and geography, among other parameters; and request swatches at no cost.

“Buyers and designers at key apparel brands expedite sourcing using FAST because for the
first time they’re able to communicate in real-time with mills that manufacture fabrics such as
those made with Sorona,” said Mike Keating, partner, Freeborders, and general manager, FAST. “This
marks a significant improvement for the entire apparel industry supply chain.

July/August 2005