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Cerex Adds Line, Unveils New Product

July 11, 2006

Cerex Advanced Fabrics, Inc, a division of Western Nonwovens, Inc, is producing high quality, nylon-based spunbond nonwovens on a new line at its Cantonment, FL facility. The new fabrics will be sold under the SpectraMax brand name to the automotive trim, specialty wipe, shoe component, medical fabric, home furnishing, protective apparel and aerospace media markets. The company describes SpectraMax as a low denier, extremely uniform nylon 6,6 fabric with benefits of superior strength, filtration efficiency, opacity, softness and drapeability. It will be available in weights ranging from 0.3 to 4 ounces per square yard and widths up to 122 inches.

“This expansion demonstrates Cerex Advanced Fabrics’ commitment to exceed our customers’ expectations for higher quality nylon fabrics and support significant growth as part of our strategic initiative to enhance our pipeline of new products” said James Walker, vice president, Cerex.

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