DSM Engineering Plastics Announces Price Increases

SITTARD, The Netherlands — March 30, 2011 — As a result of continued escalations in the costs of
key raw materials, DSM Engineering Plastics will increase prices on several engineering plastic
product lines in North America. Increases effective as of April 14, 2011 are as follows:

Akulon® Film Grades     +$0.12 per pound

Novamid® Film Grades  +$0.12 per pound

DSM Engineering Plastics, Inc. will increase the price of Akulon® polyamide polymer for use
in fibers, extrusion, and compounding effective as of April 4, 2011 as follows:

Akulon® Polyamide 6     +$0.12 per pound

Posted on March 30, 2011

Source: Royal DSM N.V.