Photo Release -- Xerium Announces Sustainability Commitment

YOUNGSVILLE, N.C., May 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xerium is committed to protecting the planet. It has formalized its commitments and is taking concrete actions big and small to advance environmental causes. Xerium's global sustainability efforts are founded on the triple bottom line concepts of People, Planet, and Profit, and as a show of support for these efforts, Xerium employees planted trees or shrubs at all of its global facilities.
Xerium Celebrates 2014 Earth Day
Xerium Celebrates 2014 Earth Day With Plantings at All Global Sites

A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=25479

"Xerium is proud to start a bigger sustainability program with an Earth Day kickoff. We are serious about lowering our carbon footprint, lowering our customers' carbon footprints, and enhancing the global environment," said Mr. Harold Bevis, President and CEO of Xerium.

ABOUT XERIUM

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM) is a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services. Xerium 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. Xerium has 28 manufacturing facilities in 12 countries around the world and employs approximately 3,200 employees.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains forward-looking statements. The words "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "goals," variations of such words, and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean that the statement is not forward-looking. Actual results may differ materially from these forward-looking statements and estimates as a result of various important factors, including, without limitation, the factors discussed in our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, and subsequent filings, all of which are on file with the SEC and are available in the investor relations section of our website at www.xerium.com. Any forward-looking statements are as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except as may be required by law.

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CONTACT: Xerium Technologies, Inc.         Phillip Kennedy         Investor Relations         919-526-1444         IR@xerium.com

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