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3TEX to Unveil New Products at COMPOSITES 2000 Show

14 September 2000

3TEX, Inc. (http://www.3tex.com), a worldwide leader in developing next generation 3D fibers and composites, announced today it will unveil several new products later this month at the COMPOSITES 2000 tradeshow. The annual event is being held in Las Vegas, Nev. September 27-30. It is estimated that more than 5,000 composites professionals from around the world will attend COMPOSITES 2000. Participation will include fabricators, suppliers, distributors, end users, academicians, and industry consultants. Attendees will represent all corners of the growing industry including manufacturers of advanced composites, bath ware, composite boats, custom molding, architectural, cast polymer, corrosion, infrastructure, and transportation products. "We are very excited about the upcoming COMPOSITES 2000 show," said Brad Lienhart, 3TEX Chief Executive Officer. "We have made significant strides over the last twelve months and we are anxious to gauge our success against other leading composite developers around the world." Through it's U.S. patented technology, 3TEX is developing composites six times stronger than steel and lighter than aluminum for the U.S. military, protective jackets for police forces, replacement parts for vehicles, stronger than steel sections for highway bridges, as well as a wide variety of other innovative products. Formed in 1998, the company has design and manufacturing facilities in both Cary and Rutherfordton, North Carolina. 3TEX is a world leader in designing, engineering, and developing "thick" industrial fabrics and "near net shape" composite preforms from its proprietary, high speed 3D orthogonal, multi-axial, circular weaving and weft knitting processes. 3TEX "world class" productive design and analysis technologies will help customers define product performance and specifications for a full life cycle.