Fleissner To Deliver Two Spunlace Machines To China

Germany-based nonwoven machinery manufacturer Fleissner GmbH reports it has received two recent
spunlace machine orders from companies in China.

Shanghai BG Industrial Fabric Co. Ltd., a producer of needlepunched filtration felts, has
ordered an AquaJet spunlace machine for the production of heavy webs from polyester, P84, Nomex®,
polytetrafluoroethylene, glass-reinforced products and other materials. According to Fleissner, the
machine can apply pressures of up to 400 bars for weights up to 600 grams per square meter (gsm),
and offers the option of producing man-made leather up to 300 gsm and sanitary products up to 80
gsm. BG Filter will be the first company in the world to market hydroentangled filter products of
such high web weights.

Shaoxing Hezhong Fibre Co. Ltd., a producer of spunlace nonwovens, has ordered a fourth
spunlace line that will be used to produce lightweight nonwovens of up to 80 gsm at high production
speeds. The company purchased its three existing hydroentanglement machines from Fleissner.

June 17, 2009