Invista Invests In Nylon Development Pilot Facility

To support its growth initiatives in North America, Asia and Europe, Wilmington, Del.-based Invista
has announced it will invest in an advanced development pilot facility at its Kingston, Ontario,
nylon production plant. Invista hopes to develop differentiated next-generation nylon technology by
advancing its current engineering and technology used to produce nylon 6,6 and modified nylon

“This investment is a demonstration of Invista’s commitment to bring innovation into existing
markets and to seek value-adding offerings for new markets,” said Jeff Brown,  vice president,
Invista Performance Materials Nylon.  “Waste reduction and efficiency improvements in our
operations are important elements in our continued goal to conserve resources and enhance
environmental stewardship,” Brown said. “This investment will not only be capable of generating
step change innovation in new products, it will also be used to improve the output and yields of
existing processes.”