We are pleased to announce that as of December 6, 2019, The Malish Corporation has acquired the
assets of Abtex Corporation of Dresden, NY.

The Malish Corporation, founded in 1945 by John and Pauline Malish, is the global leader in design and
manufacture of commercial and industrial brushes, custom plastic extrusions, rotational molded and
other specialty products. Malish remains a third-generation, family-owned business with Jeff Malish
serving as President & CEO. The Malish Corporation is headquartered in Mentor, Ohio and has
manufacturing operations in Mentor, Ohio, in Dongguan, China and in Wroclaw, Poland.

The acquisition of Abtex Corporation further diversifies The Malish Corporation’s product offering. The
talent and resources provided by the acquisition will enhance the Malish Corporation’s and Abtex’s
ability to provide the highest quality products and services to its’ customers.

Abtex will remain a standalone entity with all employees remaining with the company. Jason Saner will
continue as President to guide Abtex to new heights. Customers and suppliers should see no change in
business operations. We look forward to working together now and into the future.

Respectfully yours,

THE MALISH CORPORATION

Jeffrey J. Malish
President & CEO

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