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Xerium Introduces CemPress Polyurethane Roll Cover Technology for Fibre Cement Machines

YOUNGSVILLE, N.C., Nov. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched CemPress polyurethane roll technology for drive roll applications on fibre cement machines. CemPress utilizes an innovative compound with special processing which delivers excellent wear resistance for fibre cement machines that use highly abrasive materials in their processing. CemPress is also ideal for machines requiring resistance to high pH and caustic chemical processes. CemPress roll technology is also the best application for those machines operating in low or high temperature environments. Learn more about CemPress at http://www.xerium.com/news/xerium-news.aspx.

"Recently developed by Xerium's Stowe Woodward R&D team, CemPress is another product innovation for the fibre cement industry where Xerium has deep roots," said Mr. Bill Butterfield, EVP and CTO of Xerium. "We are excited to expand our technology across multiple industries and see more customers becoming more competitive through the use of this new class of polyurethane that will enhance machine performance and roll cover life."

ABOUT Xerium

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM) is a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services. Xerium 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. Xerium has 27 manufacturing facilities in 12 countries around the world and employs approximately 3,200 employees.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains forward-looking statements. The words "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "goals," variations of such words, and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean that the statement is not forward-looking. Actual results may differ materially from these forward-looking statements and estimates as a result of various important factors, including, without limitation, the factors discussed in our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, and subsequent filings, all of which are on file with the SEC and are available in the investor relations section of our website at www.xerium.com. Any forward-looking statements are as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except as may be required by law.

CONTACT: Xerium Technologies, Inc. Steve Cole Director - Global Marketing 919-526-1447 Steve.cole@xerium.com

Source:Xerium Technologies, Inc.