Herrmann Ultrasonics Partners With Fi-Tech

Fi-Tech Inc., Richmond, Va., has affiliated with Herrmann Ultrasonics, a Schaumburg, Ill.-based
manufacturer of ultrasonic welding systems used for nonwovens, plastics and packaging applications.

Herrmann Ultrasonics offers application laboratories for testing and weld horn manufacturing.
Its Non-Contact/Non-Wear technology enables bonding, embossing, laminating and slitting of nonwoven
materials used in hygiene products, as well as conversion of nonwoven roll goods. Micro Gap
automated control technology ensures consistency in bonding, allowing full process control and
production speeds in excess of 1,000 feet per minute.

Herrmann Ultrasonic calenders use a Dialog touch CS interface with a color touch-screen
display to show process parameters and enable product changes by activating different welding

December 2003