Tuscarora To Expand Clover, S.C., Plant

Mount Pleasant, N.C.-based specialty yarn spinner Tuscarora Yarns Inc. will
invest $3.5 million to expand its Clover, S.C., plant, with the expectation of creating 40 jobs
over the next three years. The expansion will include the addition of 6,000 square feet of
manufacturing space to the 190,000-square foot facility as well as new machinery and equipment, and
will increase production capacity by 20 percent.

The plant began operating in 1998 under the company Four Leaf Textiles LLC,
which later became CloverTex LLC. In May 2009, CloverTex and Tuscarora Yarns merged, forming the
largest specialty yarn company in the Americas
(See ”
CloverTex To Merge; Take Tuscarora Name
,” April 21, 2009,

“The Town of Clover, York County and the state of South Carolina have been very
supportive of textile manufacturing at this location for the past 12 years and Tuscarora Yarns is
proud to increase its investment and its workforce at this site,” said David Roberts, COO,
Tuscarora Yarns.

Tuscarora reports it will begin hiring the additional employees in late

December 21, 2010