Hubtex Partners With Motrec

Spartanburg-based Hubtex North
America has entered into a partnership with Quebec-based Motrec Inc., whereby Hubtex will sell and
service Motrec’s line of industrial vehicles. Hubtex also will provide technical assistance and
training services for Motrec products.

“We are pleased to be associated with Motrec,” said Markus Heinis, president, Hubtex. “
Representing their very diverse line adds a whole new dimension to the material handling solutions
we can offer the textile industry.”

The line includes tow tractors, vehicles for yarn and roving transport, personnel carriers,
heavy carts and toolboxes, trailers and other vehicles. Heinis noted that Motrec can customize
vehicles for specific requirements.

August 2003