NSC Nonwoven Supplies ProDyn® Line For Ahlstrom’s Brignoud Plant

France-based NSC Nonwoven has delivered and installed a ProDyn® needling line for Finland-based
nonwovens and specialty papers manufacturer Ahlstrom Corp.’s new plant in Brignoud, France.

The new, ultramodern line — designed for the Brignoud plant — is equipped with
state-of-the-art Laroche opening-blending technology, the new Thibeau Excelle® card and a Dynamic
Asselin crosslapper&drafter that feeds a set of Asselin A50R needlelooms; and is managed and
controlled by an Asselin-Thibeau supervision system.

June 11, 2008