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AVINTIV, formerly known as Polymer Group Inc. or PGI, is a leading global innovator and manufacturer of specialty materials for use in a broad range of products that make the world safer, cleaner, and healthier. Our products aim to deliver improved performance when compared to traditional materials. We focus on three key areas of need:

  • Personal Care: We manufacture specialty materials that are essential to the performance and feel of hygiene, dryer sheets and personal wipes applications including baby diapers, feminine hygiene products, adult incontinence products and training pants.
  • Infection Prevention: Our specialty materials are integral to many healthcare products to ensure a sterile environment including in disposable surgical packs, surgical gowns and drapes, face masks, shoe coverings and wound care sponges.
  • High Performance Solutions: Numerous industrial and other applications make use of our specialty materials for protective house wrap, industrial cable wrap, geosynthetics, products for agricultural uses, industrial wipes and various other specialty materials used in home furnishings and bedding, road underlayment, liners and railroad materials.

With 22 manufacturing and converting facilities in 14 countries, and more than 4,000 people, we have one of the largest global platforms in the nonwovens industry, an industry that is estimated to be worth in excess of $30 billion globally in 2014. We operate in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, which is a competitive advantage in serving our multi-national, blue-chip customers.

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  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Charlotte, NC 

Please be aware that the information on this site contains forward-looking statements. Except for historical information contained herein, the matters set forth are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward‑looking statements speak only as of the date of this release. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in such forward‑looking statements include: general economic factors including, but not limited to, changes in interest rates, foreign currency translation rates, consumer confidence, trends in disposable income, changes in consumer demand for goods produced, and cyclical or other downturns; substantial debt levels and potential inability to maintain sufficient liquidity to finance the company's operations and make necessary capital expenditures; inability to meet existing debt covenants; information and technological advances; changes in environmental laws and regulations; cost and availability of raw materials, labor and natural and other resources and the inability to pass raw material cost increases along to customers; changes in selling prices to customers which are based, by contract, on changes to an underlying index; domestic and foreign competition; reliance on major customers and suppliers; achievement of objectives for strategic acquisitions and dispositions; and risks related to operations in foreign jurisdictions. Investors and other readers are directed to consider the risks and uncertainties discussed in documents filed by Polymer Group, Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

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