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Xerium Introduces EnduraStar Felt 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 its EnduraStar felt technology for application on fibre cement machines. EnduraStar felts are designed especially for those demanding machines where high running tensions are required due to process or extended machine length. EnduraStar uses special machine direction and cross machine direction yarns that deliver exceptional machine direction strength while the fine top surface is engineered to provide a smooth, marking-free surface for optimum sheet quality. EnduraStar's feature set is specifically tailored to improved operational performance, durability, and with enhanced felt life potential. Learn more about EnduraStar fibre cement felts at http://www.xerium.com/news/xerium-news.aspx.

"We are very proud to introduce EnduraStar, another new product breakthrough, for the fibre cement industry," said Mr. Bill Butterfield, EVP and CTO of Xerium. "This product is in direct response to what our most demanding customers have asked us for, a high strength fiber cement felt with industry leading product side smoothness, and we are delighted to see how EnduraStar is now resolving some age-old problems on some of the industry's toughest positions."

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

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

Source:Xerium Technologies, Inc.