SOURCE: LYDALL, INC.

August 13, 2007 16:05 ET

Lydall Filtration Expands Capabilities

MANCHESTER, CT--(Marketwire - August 13, 2007) - Lydall, Inc. (NYSE: LDL) - Lydall Filtration/Separation, Inc., a worldwide supplier of specialty media for high-efficiency filtration applications, is underway with several capital improvement initiatives. The Company is in the second year of a multi-year capital improvement plan at both its Rochester, NH and St. Rivalain, France Filtration/Separation facilities. These improvements include a series of proprietary process improvements aimed toward achieving unsurpassed filtration properties in microglass products and state-of-the-art wet-forming hardware and process control upgrades to support product uniformity.

Lydall Filtration's President, Kevin Longe, stated, "The increased investment by Lydall, Inc. into its filtration business highlights our commitment to providing customers with technologically advanced filtration media with unsurpassed performance for high efficiency mechanical filtration."

Additionally, Lydall recently installed a new advanced laminating line at its Rochester, NH operation, expanding its technical capabilities and providing sufficient capacity to cover current composites demand and future growth for several years. The laminating line is a key process in the manufacture of the LydAir SC, LyPore SC and a growing portfolio of customized composite product lines, which are utilized in high performance filtration challenges including industrial and residential HVAC, gas-turbine, cabin air, drinking water, a variety of life science and industrial fluid applications.

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. Lydall Filtration/Separation designs and manufactures technically advanced air and liquid filtration products ranging from microglass media to a variety of synthetic and membrane composites.

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