Xerium Celebrates 1000th Formsoft Tissue Forming Fabric

YOUNGSVILLE, NC, September 1, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently celebrated the shipment of its 1000th Formsoft tissue forming fabric at its Kentville, Canada plant. The globally successful and patented Formsoft technology has enabled tissue makers to produce their products with higher quality and at increased efficiency. Formsoft is one of the fastest growing products the company has ever launched into the market.

“Formsoft continues to provide our customers with excellent machine speeds and outstanding sheet softness,” said Mr. Bill Butterfield, EVP and CTO of Xerium. “Like our other innovations, Xerium has developed Formsoft technology to benefit its customers by lowering their operational cost while improving operational performance and overall efficiency.  This unique tissue fabric, with patented warp and weft structure, consistently delivers top drainage performance for a stronger, yet softer, tissue product. It combines improved sheet forming and fiber retention benefits with high dimensional stability and life potential resulting in optimized tissue machine runnability.”


About Xerium

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM) is a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services. Xerium, which operates around the world under a variety of brand names, utilizes a broad portfolio of patented and proprietary technologies to provide customers with tailored solutions and products integral to production, all designed to optimize performance and reduce operational costs. With 27 manufacturing facilities in 13 countries around the world, Xerium has approximately 3,100 employees.

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Source: Xerium Technologies, Inc.