Thrace-LINQ Adds New Markets For Needlepunch Products

Thrace-LINQ Inc., a Summerville, S.C.-based woven and nonwoven geosynthetics products manufacturer,
now offers its needlepunched nonwovens for several new applications including absorbent products,
automotive, bedding, building materials, furniture and industrial.

According to Thrace-LINQ, there is growing interest in needlepunched nonwovens owing to their
strength, durability and application flexibility. The company further notes that its needlepunch
production capabilities enable it to offer product efficiently in both large and small quantities,
and that it is able to process a range of fibers including polyester, polyethylene, polypropylene,
and polymer and color blends.

“Thrace-LINQ has always been known for technical expertise, quality and service,” said Brian
Sparks, the company’s market development manager, industrial and specialty products. “Our ongoing
product expansions are evidence of our commitment to using our technical capabilities and strong
industry relationships to better meet the needs of previously untapped and underserved markets.”

February 28, 2012