Trützschler Reorganizes Into Three Units

Germany-based Trützschler GmbH & Co. KG has reorganized into three groups -Trützschler
Spinning, Trützschler Nonwovens and Trützschler Card Clothing – to better serve its customers. Its
management team consists of Managing Partners Heinrich Trützschler and Dr. Michael Schürenkrämer
and Managing Directors Dr. Dirk Burger, CEO, and Andreas Ebenhöh.

Trützschler Spinning is headquartered in Mönchengladbach, Germany, and includes the following
plants: Charlotte-based American Truetzschler Inc.; Trumac, India; Truinco, Brazil; and TTMS,
China. The Spinning unit offers fiber preparation equipment including blow room, carding, draw
frames and combing machinery.

Trützschler Nonwovens comprises Charlotte-based American Truetzschler Inc.; Egelsbach,
Germany-based Fleissner GmbH, led by Managing Directors Hans-Georg Buckel and Dr. Dieter Zenker;
and Dülmen, Germany-based Erko Trützschler GmbH, led by Managing Director Erwin Kock and Director
Stefan Flöth. The division offers complete systems and solutions for nonwovens production, with its
product range including staple fiber preparation and web formation machinery, crosslappers and web
drafters, and polyester staple fiber production machinery and equipment.

Trützschler Card Clothing is based in Neubulach, Germany, and also uses plants in Brazil and
India. The division manufactures a complete range of card and roller card clothings; as well as
metallic wires for openers or opening rollers for open-end spinning machinery.

August 18, 2009