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Xerium Introduces Impulse Shoe Press Belt Technology

June 9, 2016
By Business Wire News


Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched the new Impulse family of shoe press belt technology.

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Impulse Shoe Press Belt (Photo: Business Wire)

Impulse Shoe Press Belt (Photo: Business Wire)

Impulse shoe press belts combine the latest in specially developed polyurethane materials, state-of-the-art manufacturing technology, and global application expertise which are already delivering world-class performance on modern shoe press positions. Impulse technology is available in a variety of proprietary venting patterns for optimized performance on virtually every grade of paperboard, tissue, paper, and pulp. More information about Impulse technology is available at

“We are very excited to launch Impulse – a new generation shoe press belt technology,” said Mr. Bill Butterfield, EVP and CTO of Xerium. “Our roll cover technology team, which has been responsible for every major polyurethane breakthrough in roll cover technology in the last two decades, has now delivered a unique high-performance polymer shoe press belt with an expanded product portfolio especially for demanding machines. Impulse is already running very successfully on numerous machines around the world and we are extremely delighted in the growth potential for this new class of product Xerium now supplies.”

About Xerium (NYSE:XRM)

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM) is a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services. Xerium, which operates around the world under a variety of brand names, 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. With 30 manufacturing facilities in 13 countries around the world, Xerium has approximately 3,000 employees.

Xerium Technologies, Inc.
Steve Cole, Director, Global Marketing