Xerium Introduces 2 New Roll Cover Technologies; EnerSoft TS for Tissue Machines and ProGloss for Calender Roll Applications

YOUNGSVILLE, NC, July 21, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched 2 new roll cover product families; EnerSoft TS – a new generation polyurethane roll cover technology specifically engineered for demanding tissue pressure rolls positions, and ProGloss – a new advanced technology composite roll cover for calender applications.   

EnerSoft TS combines advanced polyurethane materials technology, innovative venting patterns, and proprietary roll manufacturing techniques to deliver maximum machine performance and reduced energy consumption, with consistent performance over the life of the cover. EnerSoft TS is available in several hardnesses for virtually any pressure roll application.

ProGloss composite roll covers utilize the latest innovative composite technology to deliver the industry’s leading combination of wear resistance, impact resistance, and durability while generating best-in-class gloss levels for all calender applications. ProGloss covers incorporate newly developed epoxy matrix and filler materials enabling improvements in gloss sustainability, cover life, and barring resistance while maintaining extreme resistance to damage.

More information about EnerSoft TS and ProGloss technology is available at http://www.xerium.com/

"We are very pleased to introduce these two new roll technologies. EnerSoft TS - builds upon our highly successful Rebel polyurethane technology with yet another pace-setting innovation for demanding tissue applications,” said Mr. Bill Butterfield, EVP and CTO of Xerium. “And our new ProGloss portfolio of composite calender roll covers provide the ideal set of options for our customers that depend on critical calender operations. Once again, our roll cover development team has demonstrated its leadership in roll cover technology and have delivered high-performance covers that help our customers run their machines more reliably, and more efficiently, with improved product quality and reduced energy consumption.”

About Xerium (NYSE:XRM)

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 30 manufacturing facilities in 13 countries around the world, Xerium has approximately 3,000 employees.

ource: Xerium Technologies, Inc.

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Steve Cole
Director – Global Marketing