Thermostatic Named Distributor For 3M Nextel™ High-Temperature Textiles

Thermostatic Industries Inc., Huntington Park, Calif. — a distributor of high-temperature-resistant
textiles representing a number of major brands — has received a contract from St. Paul, Minn.-based
3M Co. to produce and distribute the complete range of 3M Nextel™ high-temperature woven ceramic

Thermostatic also uses Nextel fabrics in fabricating customized products — such as fabric
seals, ropes and textile gaskets — for specific applications. Depending on the application and
composition, the products are designed to function at continuous temperatures of 2,000°F or higher,
making them suitable for applications in industries such as aerospace and automotive.

June 17, 2008