Announcement Letter

We are pleased to announce that Linton Machinery of Dalian China has acquired an exclusive license to use the Kayex brand name in Mainland China, Taiwan, the Republic of Korea and Japan as well as the Kayex CZ crystal growing furnace technology in all locations across the globe except the U.S. Linton Machinery is a well-established equipment manufacturer with annual sales of $35MM. Linton Machinery has developed their own line of saws for silicon ingots and so the addition of the Kayex product line is a natural extension of their product offering.