INDA Names Five Finalists For 2009 Visionary Award

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C., has named five finalists for
the 2009 Visionary Award. The annual award recognizes innovative consumer end-products that
incoporate nonwoven fabrics or use nonwoven technology during the manufacturing process.

The finalists include: Finland-based Ahlstrom Corp.’s Disruptor nanoalumina fiber and
nonwoven water filter media; Menifee, Calif.-based Back Enterprises LLC’s Germy Wormy sanitary
sleeve; Dallas-based Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s GoodNites sleep boxer for boys and sleep shorts for
girls; Chula Vista, Calif.-based Rotano International LLC’s Nooby’s disposable dog booties; and
Richmond, Va.-based and Tredegar Consumer Designs Inc.’s Once Single-Use Panty.

The five finalists will make presentations at INDA’s VISION 2009 Consumer Products
Conference, to be held Jan. 26-29, 2009, in New Orleans. Conference attendees will vote to select
the 2009 Visionary Award winner.

October 21, 2008