News Articles

Xerium To Present at Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference

Xerium will be presenting at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference in New York and conducting one-on-one meetings with interested investors. Harold Bevis, President and CEO, Cliff Pietrafitta, Executive Vice President and CFO, and Dave Pretty, President of North America and Europe, will be the company's attendees and will be presenting at the conference at 9:00 am ET onThursday, August 14, 2014.

Xerium Launches FormFlexx EDC Forming Fabric

FormFlexx is specially designed for graphical and packaging grade grade machines where the ideal combination of drainage, retention, and fabric life are the principle objectives. Today’s demanding paper machines requires ingenious clothing technology to provide the highest performance and economic value right from the start. So building on the success of Formexx and Finetexx technology, Xerium engineers have now expanded the application scope for this exclusive EDC forming fabric concept with FormFlexx.

Xerium Launches QS Press Felt Technology

QS press felt technology is already delivering energy savings, faster speeds, and more efficient press operation for some of the most demanding machines in the world. See how Exxact QS and Axxelerator QS can help your machine!

New EnerVent Technology Reduces Energy Costs for Tissue Makers

EnerVent venting technology allows the tissue maker to increase post pressure roll consistency through grooved and drilled venting patterns in their Xtreme TS and other Stowe Woodward rubber pressure rolls, without significant loss of cover life. Results have shown potential for as much as 2 to 3 points in post pressure roll consistency improvement allowing substantial hood temperature reduction and speed increase. There is no longer a need to convert to polyurethane pressure roll covers, like Stowe Woodward Rebel, to run grooved pressure rolls for reduced drying costs.

Xerium Celebrates 2014 Earth Day with Tree Plantings at Global Sites

Xerium celebrates and supports the 44th Anniversary of Earth Day around the world. Each global location was asked to plant a small tree or shrub.

Xerium Breaks Ground on New State-of-the-Art Press Felt Plant in China

Xerium Technologies, Inc.(NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, held a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday for its new state-of-the-art press felt manufacturing facility in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, China.

The new plant will solidify the company's current and future capacity to address the growing Asian market for premium press felt product technology. With an initial investment of approximately $35 to $40 million, the facility will employ the industry's most advanced press felt manufacturing technology capable of supplying Xerium's leading press felt product portfolio, such as Impact, Flomaxx and Strata series. Once operational, the project is expected to generate about 100 new jobs. A photo accompanying this release is available at

Xerium Exhibiting at Major Industry Trade Shows in 2014

Xerium is excited to participate in several key trade shows around the world in 2014. Please make plans to stop by and see how our newest technology is helping our customers be more efficient with higher product quality!