Nano-Tex Wins Best Of Small Tech Award

Greensboro, N.C.-based Nano-Tex LLC recently received Small Times magazines 2003 Best of Small Tech
Company Award. The Best of Small Tech Awards recognize the best companies, people and products in
micro-electro-mechanical systems, microsystems and nanotechnology.

David Soane, Nano-Tex founder, was named a finalist in the Innovator category. George
Henderson, former chairman and CEO of parent company Burlington Industries Inc., Greensboro, was a
finalist in the Business Leader category for his efforts to introduce NANO-TEX fabric treatments to

Various Nano-Tex technologies provide softness, water repellency, stain resistance, stain
release and/or hydrophobic properties to fabrics.

January 2004