INDA Accepting Nominations For 2009 WOW Award

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C., will be accepting nominations
February 2 through April 1 for the 2009 WOW Innovation Award. The award recognizes innovative
technology within the entire wipe value chain, including raw materials and ingredients, roll goods,
machinery, packaging, and finished products, among others. It will be presented during at the World
of Wipes (WOW) International Conference, to be held June 22-24, 2009, in Atlanta.

The process and criteria for the 2009 WOW Innovation Award are as follows:

1. The nominated product must be involved in some portion of the process and production of a
wipe product. All wipes are eligible, including nonwoven, woven, knit, foam and other wipe

2. The product must have been introduced to the trade or to consumers in 2008-09.

3. Companies may nominate their own products. Although any number of products can be
nominated, only one product per company will be selected as a finalist.

Products may be nominated by e-mailing a short abstract of the nominated product to Michael
Jacobsen, WOW Innovation Award project coordinator,, and sending him a product sample at
INDA, 22 Paterson Ave., Midland Park, NJ, 07432.

January 27, 2009