Alliance Machine And Engraving Reports Calendering Equipment Sales

Alliance Machine and Engraving LLC — an Ashland, Va.-based manufacturer of turnkey calendering
systems for nonwovens and textiles, and a provider of calender roll engraving services — announced
recent sales of calendering equipment.

Fiber Dynamics Inc. — a High Point, N.C.-based manufacturer of engineered nonwovens for
industrial, filtration, automotive and other applications — has purchased a calender for use in
meltblown media production. The machine is fitted with two steel rolls, is oil-heated, and is
capable of deflection control over a range of pressure settings, Alliance reports.

Crown Resources LLC — a Toccoa, Ga.-based producer of woven and nonwoven geotextiles — has
purchased a calender featuring a combination of steel and Syncast™ nylon roll technologies for
geotextile production.

Both machines will be commissioned this fall.

Alliance Machine and Engraving is represented by textile equipment and systems distributor
Ford, Trimble & Associates Inc., Burnsville, N.C.

October 1, 2013