Sirikcioglu Invests In Karl Mayer’s Indig-O-Matic Dyeing Machine

Germany-based Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH – a manufacturer of warp preparation,
warp-knitting and raschel machines – recently received an order for its Indig-O-Matic (SMR-I)
open-width sizing and indigo dyeing machine from Sirikcioglu Mensucat San. ve Tic. A.S. &
Marassi Denim, a Turkey-based vertically integrated textile manufacturer of denim fabrics for
apparel applications.

According to Karl Mayer, Sirikcioglu invested approximately 2 million euros ($2.8 million) to
increase its denim-dyeing abilities by adding sulfur-dyed products, as well as deep indigo-dyed
shades to its offerings. The Indig-O-Matic machine features the newly developed Vario Double
application system that provides deep color as a result of optimal utilization mechanical substance
exchange, combined with a uniform liquor flow onto the textile material.

August 19, 2009