Texel Inc Plans Nonwovens Expansion In Canada

Texel Inc., a unit of technical nonwoven and composite materials company ADS, Canada, is planning a
large expansion of its nonwovens capacity.Texel will install state-of-the-art capacity to make as
much as 12,000 tons of advanced spunlaced nonwoven fabrics. Its technology will produce a variety
of differentiated spunlaced nonwovens. The company will be the only producer of spunlaced in
Canada.Simultaneously, Texel will invest to expand its technical needlepunched nonwovens capacity.

October 2000