Xerium to Present Technical Paper at Tissue World 2015 in Barcelona, Spain

YOUNGSVILLE, NC, March 11, 2015 (BUSINESSWIRE) — Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, announced that Bill Butterfield, executive vice president and chief technology officer, will be presenting a technical paper at this year’s Tissue World Barcelona on March 17, 2015.

Mr. Butterfield will be presenting a paper titled “Improving Tissue Machine Performance With New Fabric, Felt and Roll Cover Technology” at 14:00 CET, as part of the Yankee Dryer Optimization session.

He will also be previewing the company’s newly developed SMART® Technology for tissue suction roll applications.  With well over 550 SMART Technology installations worldwide on paper, packaging, and other industrial machines, Xerium has now included new functionality on vacuum applications providing tissue makers with better diagnostics and performance analysis for process optimization.  

“Our customers have been requesting this functionality for years and we are delighted to now make it available to the global tissue market,” said Mr. Butterfield. “SMART Technology is already generating very unique insights for our customers and providing correlations in vacuum levels, profile, rolls and cover dynamics, and machine clothing that was previously unattainable.”