Heimbach Orders Fehrer Needleloom

Heimbach GmbH & Co. KG, a
Germany-based manufacturer of papermaker felt, has ordered a NL19 needleloom with a working width
of 14.5 meters from Austria-based Fehrer GmbH, now part of Saurer GmbH & Co. KG’s Neumag
business unit, also based in Germany.

NL19 technology features precision felt splice positioning, a unique lighting system,
reduced downtimes and a fully automatic needle-board changing system that enables board changing in
10 minutes, according to Fehrer.

May/June 2006