Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Roll covers producer Xerium to close Stowe Woodward Plant

Roll covers producer Xerium to close Stowe Woodward Plant

29
Jun '10
Xerium Technologies, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of clothing and roll covers used primarily in the paper production process, announced that it will implement a reorganization and consolidation that will result in the closing of its Stowe Woodward, North Bay, Ontario facility. It is expected that production will cease at this location by August 20, 2010. Stowe Woodward is a recognized leader in roll technology in the papermaking industry.

"The paper industry has been contracting in North America over the last several years. Many paper machines have been permanently shut down across North America," said Dave Pretty, President, Xerium North America and Europe PMC. "The demand for our products has been affected by these events. As a result, we are adjusting the way we do business and consolidating our roll cover operations in North America. By taking this action we can strengthen our focus on our customers' needs and continue to offer them the newest roll covering, bowed roll and mechanical service technology in the industry."

Stowe Woodward will maintain its leadership position in the North American paper industry with state of the art facilities strategically located in Kelso, Washington, Neenah, Wisconsin, Middletown, Virginia, Charlotte, North Carolina, Griffin, Georgia, Ruston, Louisiana, Concord, New Hampshire and Queretaro, Mexico.

Xerium Technologies, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of two types of consumable products used primarily in the production of paper: clothing and roll covers. The Company, which operates around the world under a variety of brand names, utilizes a broad portfolio of patented and proprietary technologies to provide customers with tailored solutions and products integral to production, all designed to optimize performance and reduce operational costs. With 32 manufacturing facilities in 13 countries around the world, Xerium has approximately 3,300 employees.

Xerium Technologies Inc


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 8th May 2021

French Development Agency to invest $83m in Ivory Coast cotton sector

Over a period of five years, the French Development Agency (AFD) will ...

Pic: Juki

Apparel/Garments | On 8th May 2021

Japanese companies collaborate to develop sewing machine business

Juki Corporation and Pegasus Sewing Machine Mfg have entered into a...

Pic: Rocky Brands

Apparel/Garments | On 8th May 2021

Rocky Brands expands Made in America capabilities

Rocky Brands has expanded the offering of its Made in America product ...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Strike a balance between handmade in India and 'Make in India'

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Main challenges are breakdown of supply chain and shrinkage of manpower

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

One thing is certain, online sales will go up

Nick Isles,

Nick Isles

The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design or CNC as it is known as,...

Raiyan Islam,

Raiyan Islam

Founded in 1981 by Sayeeful Islam, Concorde Garments Group is a market...

David Guiho,

David Guiho

Headquartered in Apt, South of France, Delta Plus designs, manufactures...

Robert Brookins, Alexium International

Robert Brookins
Alexium International

Alexium International is a specialty chemical development company...

Daniel Odermatt, Ventile

Daniel Odermatt
Ventile

Ventile is a registered trademark used to brand a special high-quality...

Andreas Lukas, Andritz Nonwoven

Andreas Lukas
Andritz Nonwoven

With forces in engineering and process development, Andritz Nonwoven...

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj, Samshek

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj
Samshek

Samshek is a fashion forward tech brand which combines digital experience...

Anjali Bhaskar, Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar
Samatvam

Samatvam, a womenswear brand that blends age-old craftsmanship with modern ...

Sandeep Gonsalves & Sarah Gonsalves, Sarah & Sandeep

Sandeep Gonsalves & Sarah Gonsalves
Sarah & Sandeep

Established in 2012, Sarah & Sandeep is a luxury menswear label...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


May 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search