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Launch of USTER sup>® sup> QUANTUM 3 with Smart Clearing Technology (10/26/2010)

Updated: 2010/10/26 9:59:00

Uster® Technologies Ltd, the leading high technology instrument manufacturer of products for quality measurement and certification for the textile industry, announced today the market introduction of the ground-breaking third generation of its best-selling USTER® QUANTUM clearer system.

This latest state-of-the-art quality assurance technology allows textile manufacturers optimize production efficiency and reduce costs, making the device to an indispensable quality management tool in spinning plants. The pioneering system offers significant benefits that allow textile manufacturers to work with yarn of highest quality and thereby avoid any disturbing defects that could result in lost sales and profit. The production ramp-up and training of the world-wide sales teams already commenced in September. Full production capacity will be in place by November 2010.

USTER® QUANTUM 3 with Smart Clearing Technology represents the latest generation of the Group´s future-oriented quality assurance technology. The system features new powerful capacitive and optical sensor technology that makes all disturbing defects visible, thereby significantly enhancing detecting accuracy and enabling manufacturers to sort out thin and thick places, inconsistent colors or other unwanted properties. The new clearer has a robust and rugged design for less maintenance and a longer life expectancy and is smart and simple to use. Furthermore, the system includes a completely new designed control unit with a modern and ergonomic user interface.

Dr Geoffrey Scott, CEO of Uster® Technologies Ltd, comments"We are delighted to demonstrate the Group´s technological leadership with the launch of the ground-breaking new generation of our USTER® QUANTUM clearer. We are confident that this product will set new accuracy standards in quality measurement within the industry. In addition, USTER® QUANTUM 3 will bolster the Group´s current upswing momentum in all major markets world-wide, allowing the Company, based on its excellent market position and state-of-the-art product and service offering, to envisage sales at the upper end of the previously communicated range of CHF 125 to 130 million for the full financial year 2010.

The Uster® Group is the leading high technology instrument manufacturer of products for quality measurement and certification for the textile industry. The Group provides testing and monitoring instruments, systems and services that allow optimization of quality through each individual stage of textile production; from the raw textile fiber, such as cotton, wool or synthetic filament yarns, to the final finished fabric. The Uster® Group provides benchmarks that are a basis for the trading of textile products at assured levels of quality across global markets.

Source: China Textile Leader

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS

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