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Freudenberg Politex's Russian Facility Adds Capacity

June 24, 2010

Line will produce staple fiber polyester nonwovens.

Freudenberg Politex’s Russian facility in the Nizhniy Novgorod Region announced the additional capacity of over 3.000 tons of nonwovens for geotextiles applications which will be available from July 2010.

The line installed in Zavolzhie will produce staple fiber polyester nonwovens in a range from 100 g/smq to 800 g/sqm, 6 m width, able to satisfy the different requirements of civil and hydraulic engineering,

such asreinforcement of roads, anti-contamination layer of landfillsites, drainage of the ground or in railway networks.

Freudenberg Politex also recently launched in Russia a completerange of geogrids and composite materials for drainage and construction works, roads and railways.

Planned since the beginning of the Russia Project, the

company in Nizhniy Novgorod is growing and the presence of the Group in the Russian market is gaining more and more strength. The market grew thanks to the Texbond and Terbond reinforcements forbituminous roofing membranes, which opened the doors to the other segments ofthe construction market.

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