Polymer Group, Inc., one of the world's leading producers of nonwovens, is a global, technology-driven developer, producer and marketer of engineered materials. With the broadest range of process technologies in the nonwovens industry, PGI is a global supplier to leading consumer and industrial product manufacturers. The company operates 14 manufacturing and converting facilities in 9 countries throughout the world.
On January 28, 2011, Scorpio Acquisition Corporation, an affiliate of Blackstone Capital Partners V L.P., completed its acquisition of Polymer Group, Inc. ("PGI").
Dennis Norman Chief Financial Officer Polymer Group, Inc. Phone: (704) 697-5186 Fax: (704) 697-5121 E-mail: NormanD@pginw.com
Ernst & Young LLP Charlotte, NC
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