CEMATEX, CTMA And JTMA Issue Joint Statement

The European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers (CEMATEX), the China Textile Machinery
Association (CTMA) and the Japan Textile Machinery Association (JTMA) issued a statement declaring
cooperation and support for two major 2006 textile machinery shows. In the statement, CEMATEX and
JTMA declare their full support of the 10th China International Textile Machinery Exhibition (CITME
2006), while CTMA and JTMA said they back ITMA 2007 in Munich.

The organizations hope this cooperation will lead to stronger, better-quality textile
machinery exhibitions.

January/February 2006