Freudenberg Nonwovens Reorganizes Filter Business

Germany-based Freudenberg Nonwovens — a nonwoven materials manufacturer and part of the Freudenberg
Group — will reorganize its Filter Division into the independent business group Freudenberg
Filtration Technologies, effective Jan. 1, 2009. The reorganization will enable the new business
group to improve service to its customers.

Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, which will be headquartered in Germany, will further
expand the company’s air, gas and liquid filtration solutions and strengthen its global services
and project business in the industrial filtration segment. Former Filter Division Managing
Directors Dr. Jörg Sievert and Dr. Andreas Kreuter will lead the new business group’s management

November 4, 2008