Zschimmer & Schwarz Acquires TEMA’s Colormix Division

Germany-based Zschimmer & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG – a producer of high-performance chemical
auxiliaries for textile, fiber, ceramic, leather, fur and other applications – has acquired
Italy-based T.E.M.A. S.p.A.’s Colormix business, which supplies tintometric solutions and
integrated color management systems for the textile, ceramic, paint and inks industries. The
acquisition will strengthen Zschimmer & Schwarz’s global position in the ceramic auxiliary

Colormix – including all product development, manufacturing and customer service operations –
will be integrated into ZS Tech Srl Technology Solutions in Sassuolo, Italy. All Colormix
specialized personnel and its customer base are included in the acquisition. 

August 25, 2009