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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Thomas Industries, Inc. (Retired) (TII.X)

3/12/2004 Proxy Information

The Corporation has an accounts receivable of approximately $900,000 as of December 31, 2003, from Werner Rietschle Holding GmbH, a shareholder and the entity which sold the Corporation the assets in the Rietschle transaction. This amount primarily related to taxes paid by the Corporation on behalf of Werner Rietschle Holding GmbH in the fourth quarter of 2003. Dieter Rietschle, who is the Corporation's general manager of its TIWR Holding GmbH & Co. KG subsidiary and a former director, has 49% ownership and 51% voting control of Werner Rietschle Holding GmbH.

3/17/2003 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.