Macon, Ga.-based Freudenberg Texbond LP recently received the “Existing Industry of the Year” award
from the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce in recognition of its contribution to the community. The
company, which competed with 23 other companies in the “less than 500 employees” category, was
honored for its recycling of post-consumer polyethylene terephlatate bottles into nonwovens
products that are sold as reinforcement for bituminous waterproofing membranes, as well as for its
civic and charitable activities throughout the region.