James H. Heal To Supply TTi With Elmatear2 Tear Strength Tester

United Kingdom-based James H. Heal & Co. Ltd. — a manufacturer of fabric and colorfastness
testing instruments — has signed an agreement with Pakistan-based Textile Testing International
(Tti) — a provider of testing services to the apparel and textile industry — under which Heal will
supply Tti with its Elmatear2 digital tear strength tester. The instrument features a capacity of
128 newtons, automatic pendulum weight detection and automatic zeroing, and advanced controls that
enable quick, simplified routine tear testing. Tti is adding the Elmatear2 as part of a laboratory
expansion project.

“James Heal has always played a major role in providing world class instruments, consumables
and service to Tti,” said Hamed K. Lateef, CEO, Tti. “Consequently, our latest laboratory expansion
and technology upgrade is attributed to our close liaison with James Heal; with the help of a
Technology Partner like them, we are always ‘one step ahead’ in adding value to our customer’s

February 16, 2011