BRFL Partners With DyStar

India-based fabric and apparel manufacturer Bombay Rayon Fashion Ltd. (BRFL) has signed an
agreement with Germany-based DyStar Textilfarben GmbH & Co. Deutschland KG in which DyStar will
be the exclusive supplier of dyes, auxiliaries and services for the dyeing and printing operations
at BRFL’s plants in Maharashtra and Karnataka. BRFL is India’s largest shirt manufacturer,
processing 150,000 meters of fabric and 100,000 meters of apparel per day at its facilities in
Maharashtra and Karnataka, which employ 30,000 people.

The company is expanding its production capacity, setting up greenfield units for yarn
dyeing, weaving, processing and apparel manufacturing in Maharashtra.

“DyStar has offered us outstanding technical support in setting up our dyeing and printing
processes,” said Prashant Agarwal, managing director, BRFL. “With this agreement, we will have a
reliable partner with an international reach, a wide product and service portfolio to meet
requirements of our global customer base.”

July/August/September 2009