Kelheim Fibres Opens Shanghai Office

Germany-based Kelheim Fibres GmbH has
opened its first office in Asia. The Shunlong-Kelheim Fibres office, located in Shanghai, will
serve as Kelheim Fibres’ and its Dolan GmbH subsidiary’s representative in China, Hong Kong and

“Chinese fiber producers cannot yet meet the current market need for specialty fibers,” said
Robert Gregan, CEO, Kelheim Fibres and Dolan. “China’s five-year plan focuses on the development of
textile and nonwoven specialties — this is a major opportunity for us now that we are actively
working the Chinese market.”

Li Zhen, manager of Shundong-Kelheim, and his staff will provide customer and technical
assistance to existing customers, as well as develop new Asian markets for the company.

October 31, 2006