Thai polyester maker Indorama denies any wrong doing as alleged by Eastman Chemical in lawsuit regarding its PET manufacturing technology IntegRex

BANGKOK , December 30, 2009 (press release) – Ref.No.IRP005/12/09

21 December 2009

The President
The Stock Exchange of Thailand

Subject: Clarification on news

It has come to Indorama Polymers PCL's attention in the Nation website that Eastman Chemical Company (USA) have initiated a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against the Alpha Pet and IRP alleging patent infringement of their PET's manufacturing technology (IntegRex), as well as asserting a claim for breach of contract and trade secret misappropriation.

Indorama Companies have not yet received a copy of the complaint, and will reserve all rights until such time as we have reviewed such complaint. Indorama denies any wrong doing as alleged and will further inform you of any progress/actions to be taken by it.

For more information about Indorama Polymers PCL, please visit our website at www.indoramapolymers.com

Yours faithfully,
Indorama Polymers Public Company Limited

(Mr. Souvik Roy Chowdhury)
Company Secretary
Authorized signatory for Information Disclosure

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