June 25, 2008 16:00 ET

CharterMedical LTD Introduces CLEAR-PAK™ for Bioprocessing, Storage and Transport of Sterile Fluids

WINSTON-SALEM, NC--(Marketwire - June 25, 2008) - LYDALL, INC. (NYSE: LDL) CharterMedical LTD, a subsidiary of Lydall, Inc., has announced a state-of-the-art Bio-Container utilizing new single-web film technology. CLEAR-PAK™ Bio-Containers offer superior clarity so customers can easily monitor the contents inside the containers.

CLEAR-PAKs™ are available in a range of sizes and configurations to fit a variety of applications and are animal-derivative free to conform to the most current industry standards. This new product innovation from CharterMedical also provides excellent gas barrier properties to minimize a shift in Ph for greater stability of the contents.

According to Roberta Morris, Director of Marketing and New Product Development for CharterMedical, "CLEAR-PAK's™ multi-layer format provides robust performance and excellent gas barrier properties while also enabling crystal clarity for our customers."

Jerry Branscomb, CharterMedical's Director of Business Development, adds, "CLEAR-PAK™ Bio-Containers offer a combination of a clear, robust, polyethylene film free of animal-sourced components with scalable, customized designs."

CharterMedical LTD, a subsidiary of Lydall, Inc., is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Learn more at

Lydall, Inc. is a New York Stock Exchange listed company, headquartered in Manchester, Connecticut. The Company, with operations in the U.S., France, and Germany and sales offices in Europe and Asia, focuses on specialty engineered products for the thermal/acoustical and filtration/separation markets. CharterMedical's Vital Fluid business serves the life science industry with custom-engineered solutions for blood transfusion and medical device applications. CharterMedical manufactures Bio-Pak® single-use Bio-Containers of media, buffers and bulk intermediates in Biotech, Pharmaceutical and Diagnostic reagent manufacturing processes.

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