Sulzer Textil Changes Name To SULTEX

Sulzer Textil ChangesName To SultexSwitzerland-based Sulzer Textil Group is changing its name to
SULTEX Group. The change applies to all business units within the company, whose purchase by the
Italy-based Itema Group was approved in July by the European Commission. SULTEX will continue to
operate as an independent company. All products and services will continue to be marketed under the
brand name Sulzer Textil (See Range of Opportunities,
TW, August 2002).
September 2002