DyStar Opens Global Auxiliary Compliance Centre

Singapore-based DyStar Colours Distribution GmbH — a global provider of dyes, auxiliaries and
services for the textile and leather processing industries — has opened a Global Auxiliary
Compliance Centre at its DyStar India facilities in Navi Mumbai, India. The center houses the
latest state-of-the-art wet and dry processing machinery for fabric application, as well as
testing, laundry, and training facilities. The DyStar India site also houses a technical service
facility and the CSI Colour Studio and now offers complete service to the entire textile supply

“This is another important step in the growth of DyStar within South Asia and globally as we
add to our range of services available to the textile industry,” said Steve Barron, CEO, DyStar
Group. “The Centre will further build on the auxiliary expertise in DyStar which started with the
acquisition of Rotta and Dr. Boehme. It will focus on the development of new auxiliaries and
effects through finishing and coating application for its customers in South Asia and rest of the

DyStar also has established competence centers in the United States, Turkey and Indonesia.

February 22, 2011