GTP Adds New Partners

In its efforts to become a “total solutions provider,” Global Textile Partner (GTP), Switzerland,
has entered into alliances with Anovotek LLC and The Context Group.

Barnwell, S.C.-based Anovotek and its Anovotek Energy division will deliver expertise in
energy management strategies and technologies, product development, process engineering and

The Context Group, Atlanta, with its years of experience in strategy and marketing, human
resource development, information technology, manufacturing, logistics, corporate finance and
supply chain management, will offer additional benefits to GTP clients.

“Anovotek and The Context Group have joined with GTP to bring added value for clients in
apparel, textiles and soft goods,” said Andy Butenhoff, worldwide business line manager, consulting
and training, GTP. “These new partners, with their extensive global textile experience and hands-on
skills, increase the range of GTP’s single source capabilities.”

January 2004