BBA Nonwovens Integrates Filtration Business

BBA Nonwovens, Old Hickory, Tenn., has announced the integration of its filtration business in
North America.This integration will establish the Reemay, former Veratec and former Fiberweb
businesses under a single leadership.Frank Baker, filtrations business unit manager, will assume
the management of the new business.According to the company, this integration will enhance its
ability to coordinate technical efforts toward the development of new products, the improvement of
account management and the ability to serve customers more effectively.The filtration business has
plants in Lewisburg, Pa.; Bethune, S.C.; Washougal, Wash.; Simpsonville, S.C.; and Old Hickory,

December 1999