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Xerium Introduces Huyperm ES and ProSeam ES Enhanced Surface Felt Technology for High Quality Paper and Paperboard Machines

YOUNGSVILLE, N.C., Dec. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched Huyperm ES and ProSeam ES felt technology which offer enhanced surface characteristics and reduced energy consumption for paper and paperboard machines. ES technology incorporates specially developed structures that are mechanically and thermally bonded forming a micro-fine felt surface delivering outstanding paper smoothness and improved drying efficiency for the most demanding press applications.

And with ES technology's improved batt anchorage and surface resilience it is also ideal for press positions requiring high pressure cleaning showers. Learn more about Huyperm ES and ProSeam ES technology at http://www.xerium.com/news/xerium-news.aspx.

"Huyperm ES endless felts and ProSeam ES seam felts provide our customers with new options for improving both quality and energy efficiency on their paper and paperboard machines," said Mr. Bill Butterfield, EVP and CTO of Xerium. "These new felts continue Xerium's leadership in the field of super-smooth surface technology and enable all our customers to utilize this exciting technology regardless of machine size."

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 Steve.Cole@xerium.com

Source:Xerium Technologies, Inc.