October 23, 2008

Polymer Group, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Polymer Group, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: POLGA) (BULLETIN BOARD: POLGB) , a global, technology- driven developer, producer and marketer of engineered materials, announced today it will release third quarter and year-to-date 2008 results after the close of the market on Wednesday, November 5, 2008. Company officials will conduct an investor conference call, including presentation slides, starting at 10:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, November 6, 2008.

Connecting to the Conference Call

A live webcast of the conference call and presentation material can be accessed by visiting Polymer Group's investor relations website at http://www.polymergroupinc.com/ . Participants inside the U.S. and Canada can access the call by dialing 888.680.0878 (pass code 27828854). Callers dialing from outside the U.S. and Canada can access the call by dialing 617.213.4855 (pass code: 27828854).

Polymer Group is offering call participants a pre-registration option that expedites access to the call and minimizes hold times. Those who would like to take advantage of pre-registration can do so by accessing the following website: https://www.theconferencingservice.com/prereg/key.process?key=PA7XXLXDW (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists).

Shortly after the conclusion of the conference call, a webcast replay will be made available at http://www.polymergroupinc.com/ .

About Polymer Group, Inc.

Polymer Group, Inc., one of the world's leading producers of nonwovens, is a global, technology-driven developer, producer and marketer of engineered materials. With the broadest range of process technologies in the nonwovens industry, PGI is a global supplier to leading consumer and industrial product manufacturers. The company operates 17 manufacturing and converting facilities in 8 countries throughout the world.

Polymer Group, Inc.

CONTACT: Dennis Norman, +1-704-697-5186, Vice President - StrategicPlanning & Communication of Polymer Group, Inc., [email protected]

Web Site: http://www.polymergroupinc.com/