HarrietandHenderson Celebrate New Facility

HarrietandHenderson Yarns Inc., Henderson, N.C., recently held a ceremony to celebrate its new
spinning facility in Cedartown, Ga.Approximately 240 people attended the open house. Guests
received a tour of the facility after opening comments from local and state politicians and several
members of HarrietandHendersons management team. Georgia State Sen. Nathan Dean (D), a native of
Cedartown, presented a Georgia state flag to Marshall Cooper, HarrietandHendersons chairman and
CEO.The new facility is the companys eighth yarn manufacturing facility and has the capability to
manufacture 40 million pounds of open-end cotton annually.The 200,000-square-foot facility opened
in October 1998 and has been running at full capacity since December. It was built in a
straight-line design with a layout designed for maximum efficiency. All of the manufacturing
equipment was supplied by Rieter Corp.All data is monitored through the SpiderWeb® system.

August 1999