Burlington Textile Machinery Reaches New Agreements

Burlington Textile Machinery Corp. (BTM), Burlington, N.C., has been chosen by Textile Sales
International, Concord, N.C., as representatives in the Eastern Seaboard states, Canada and Mexico
for the advanced TSI Turbojet® dyeing machines and automated control systems.The company has also
agreed to the exclusive marketing of Germany-based Sucker-Muller-Hacobas line of pile finishing,
sueding and corduroy finishing machinery in the United States and Canada.In addition, BTM serves as
a U.S. representative for Aigle, SPA, which offers embossing, coating, laminating and flocking
systems; Effedue, SPA, which manufactures tenter frames, steamers and lint collection systems; and
Testa, SPA, which provides inspection, roll-up and wrapping machinery.

September 2000