Eruslu Buys Rieter Spunlace Line

Turkey-based Eruslu Saglik Urunleri San. Ve Tic. A.S. — a of bulk-continuous yarn and carpet
manufacturer that also owns a converting business for baby wipes and diapers — recently purchased
a new spunlace line from France-based Rieter Perfojet. The line consists of a Rieter Jetlace®3000
hydroentanglement machine and a Perfodry3000 dryer. The company also will install a Rieter
filtration system in order to comply with local regulations.

Once operational, the line will have a 12,000-ton production capacity. Ersulu plans to
produce spunlace fabrics ranging from 30 to 100 grams per square meter using bleached raw cotton,
viscose, polyester and polypropylene.

October 13, 2009