ANDRITZ Perfojet To Supply Complete Spunlace Line For Precot Meridian, India

GRAZ, Austria/MONTBONNOT, France — August 3, 2012 — International technology Group ANDRITZ has
received an order to supply a new Jetlace nonwovens production line for Precot Meridian Ltd.,
Coimbatore, India. The line will produce spunlace fabrics for the hygiene and medical industries
and is scheduled to start up in the first quarter of 2013.

The scope of supply includes a complete ANDRITZ Perfojet Jetlace line, a unit for the
production of customized fabrics with patterns and logos, as well as a high-efficiency filtration
system designed for specialized fibers and fiber recycling equipment.

Precot Meridian has been present in yarn and fabric production for nearly five decades. Based
on its expertise in the traditional textile market, the company decided to expand into the
nonwovens sector. This order underlines the leading position of ANDRITZ as full-line supplier for
spunlace nonwovens.

Posted on August 7, 2012

Source: Andritz Group