Temafa Joins Dilo Group

Germany-based Dilo System Group has
acquired a majority interest in Temafa Maschinenfabrik GmbH, also based in Germany. Temafa will
continue to operate as an independent company under the Dilo Group umbrella.

Dilo expects Temafa’s machinery program for natural fiber processing, including fiber
extraction plants, will allow it to take advantage of opportunities to offer complete lines for
natural fiber nonwovens, especially for the automotive sector. Dilo anticipates demand for such
products will grow as a result of rising oil prices and the increasing importance of ecological

October 2005