SHENZHEN, China, April 1, 2008 Winner Medical GroupInc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WMDG; ''Winner Medical''), a leading manufacturerand the largest exporter by volume in the medical dressing industry (medicaland wound care products) in China, is going to attend the INDEX 08 exhibition,the world's largest event for the nonwovens industry, in Geneva, Switzerlandin April 2008. Winner Medical plans to introduce PurCotton(TM), the newrevolutionary nonwoven fabric made of 100% cotton, to global nonwoven marketplayers.
INDEX 08 is the world's leading nonwoven exhibition and the platform thatshowcases the latest developments in nonwoven applications and technologicalbreakthroughs. Over 500 exhibitors and 13,000 visitors from all the keysectors along the nonwoven value chain, including DuPont, Freudenber Nonwovens,and BASF, will be participating in the event from April 15th to 18th. Theevent covers the whole spectrum of nonwovens activity, with a particular focuson some key applications such as medical, cleaning & hygiene and homefurnishing. Organized since 1973 and now held every three years, INDEX is theundisputed meeting point for the nonwoven industry.
''This is our first time to participate in that flagship event for thenonwoven industry. Our primary goal in this tradeshow is to bring the conceptof new, biodegradable, sustainable, and eco-friendly products made byPurCotton(TM) into the global nonwoven market.'' said Mr. Jianquan Li,Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Winner Medical.
Mr. Li continued, ''For decades, the nonwoven industry has been producingsynthetic nonwoven products using rayon and polyester, which are non-biodegradable. The rising concerns on sustainable development and eco-friendly consciousness, which are more well-accepted in the developedcountries, create ample opportunities for cotton in the nonwoven industry.Therefore, we are expecting our high-quality and eco-friendly PurCotton(TM)Products will draw wide customer attention in this exhibition, especiallythose from Europe and the US.''
About Winner Medical
Winner Medical is a leading manufacturer and the largest exporter byvolume in the medical dressing industry (medical and wound care products) inChina. Headquartered in Shenzhen, the Company has eight wholly-ownedmanufacturing and distribution facilities, three joint-venture factories andover 5,000 employees. The Company engages in the research, development,manufacture and sale of medical care products, wound care products, home careproducts and PurCotton(TM) products, a nonwoven fabric made from 100% naturalcotton. The products are sold world-wide, with Europe, the US and Japanserving as the top three markets. The Company currently holds 38 patents andpatent applications in various products and manufacturing processes and is oneof the few Chinese companies licensed with the US Food and Drug Administration(FDA) to ship finished, sterilized products directly to the US market. Tolearn more about Winner Medical, visit Winner Medical's web sitehttp://www.winnermedical.com .
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