YOUNGSVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2017--
Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM), a leading global provider of
industrial consumable products and services, recently hosted over 120
customers for a technical seminar in Kunshan, China.
The seminar titled, “Innovative Technology - Upgrade Your Paper
Machine," was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Kunshan, China
June 7-8, 2017.
Bob Burke, President of Xerium Asia commented, “More and more paper
mills are looking for efficiency improvements in their existing machine
assets. And Xerium is an expert at helping customers achieve those
higher levels of performance. Xerium is always developing new
technologies geared to saving fiber, energy and to improving the overall
profitability of machines."
Bill Butterfield, EVP and Chief Technology Officer, and Gary Kilbourne,
Global VP Application Engineering were the keynote speakers sharing
Xerium's latest technology in forming fabrics, press felts, and roll
The technical presentations addressed:
New TransForm forming fabrics, which combine enhanced
sheet quality, improved stability, maximum dewatering performance and
longest life potential due to its unique structure and proprietary
Xerium’s new AnalytiX approach to full machine optimization
New designs of Formsoft tissue forming fabric technology
New triple layer single-base press felt technology, in both endless
and seamed versions
New tissue seam felt technology
QS - quick saturation and Booster technology
which greatly improve startup on modern press sections
Blue Diamond polyurethane roll cover engineered specially for
paperboard and packaging
And, EnerSoft TS polyurethane cover which delivers
superior performance on demanding tissue machines
Numerous success stories were shared of how Xerium differentiates itself
from other machine clothing and roll cover suppliers by helping
customers overcome industry challenges of today, proving that major
improvements in machine performance and profitability are achievable
without spending millions of dollars.
Since it came online in 2015, Xerium has significantly increased its
competitive position in Asia with the Kunshan plant— first with press
felt production and now finishing the most modern forming fabric
technology from this same world-class facility.
ABOUT XERIUM TECHNOLOGIES
Xerium Technologies, Inc. (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 28 manufacturing facilities in 13 countries
around the world, Xerium has approximately 2,950 employees.
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Xerium Technologies, Inc.
Steve Cole – Director – Global Marketing