Karl Mayer NA Expands Protechna Representation

Germany-based Protechna Herbst GmbH & Co. KG has selected Karl Mayer North America (NA) as
the new sales agency for its weaving and warp preparation equipment. Greensboro, N.C.-based Karl
Mayer has successfully represented Protechna¹s knitting products for some time.

Karl Mayer will handle sales, service and spare parts sales for Protechna¹s Laserstop, Procam,
Warpstop, Camscan and Tensoscan knitting, weaving and yarn preparation equipment. Scott Hartzell
will handle sales for knitting-related equipment, while Ken Overly will be responsible for sales of
weaving and yarn preparation equipment.

March/April 2008