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PROdry® Yankee Dryer Services BTG acquires PROdry®

November 20, 2013

Today BTG announced that it has acquired certain assets of PROdry®, technology and the associated capability to provide industry leading Yankee dryer services to the global tissue manufacturing industry. Since 1997, PROdry® has provided highly specialized Yankee dryer diagnostic services to ensure tissue manufacturers maximum Yankee dryer performance and productivity.

The addition of PROdry® services is in line with BTG’s strategy of growing resilient revenue and strengthening its businesses via acquisition of complementary technologies and services. PROdry® services will become a part of BTG’s solutions for tissue manufacturers and compliments our already broad portfolio of products and services.

Brian Pahl, BTG President, commented: “the addition of PROdry® provides us industry leading Yankee dryer diagnostic capability which is synergistic with our Vigilance- vibration monitoring services. These services, combined with our industry leading high performance creping blades, blade holders and process control instrumentation, provides us the most advanced and comprehensive capability to assist tissue manufacturers in achieving sustainable gains in machine efficiency and productivity.”

John Tyberski, PROdry® President, said “merging PROdry® into the BTG portfolio of services provides numerous opportunities for further development and application of our technology across the global tissue industry. To this end, I look forward to working closely with BTG.

PROdry is a private company based in Vancouver, Washington USA.

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