Edpa Kimya Named Basofil® Fiber Distributor

Hickory, N.C-based Basofil Fibers LLC — manufacturer of heat- and flame-resistant Basofil® fiber
for filtration, bedding and protective apparel applications — has named Turkey-based Edpa Kimya a
Basofil fiber distributor for Turkey and the surrounding Near East countries.

“Combining Edpa’s strong market presence in Turkey and surrounding countries with the sales
forces and distribution networks of our other distributors around the world will continue to
strengthen the Basofil brand,” said David Clark, principal of Sumlin Group, Basofil Fibers’ owner.

March 16, 2011