MRO Magazine

Xerium Introduces Aurora Corona Treater Roll Technology for Flexible Packaging Applications


June 2, 2015
By Business Wire News

YOUNGSVILLE, N.C.

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched Aurora, a new advanced cover technology for corona treater positions on flexible packaging machines. Aurora Technology was specially engineered for high performance corona treater applications. Aurora operates well at highest dyne levels, while producing extremely uniform corona treatment, and is extremely resistant to roll cover burn-through. Aurora is built with superior dielectric strength, improved thermal conductivity, and superior volume resistivity, which in total provide flexible packaging producers improved machine performance, longer roll cover life and reduced energy consumption. Learn more about Aurora technology at http://www.xerium.com/news/xerium-news.aspx.

“We are delighted to introduce the new Aurora family of corona treater roll covers. This new generation technology which will help our customers achieve higher efficiency levels on their machines without roll cover burn through,” said Mr. Bill Butterfield, EVP and CTO of Xerium. “Our objective is always to develop innovative product technology with measurable value for our customers. And we are very excited to see the benefits Aurora technology will deliver to the global flexible packaging industry.”

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 26 manufacturing facilities in 12 countries, two new plants under construction in 2 countries and employs approximately 3,100 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, 2014, which is on file with the SEC and is 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.

Xerium Technologies, Inc.
Steve Cole, 336-260-4672
Director – Global Marketing
Steve.Cole@Xerium.com