Ahlstrom-Munksjö joins “Résilience”, a national mobilization initiative introduced by the French Government to increase the production of protective face masks
The company recently joined the Résilience initiative promoted by the French government. This initiative will allow the production of over 100 million face masks for use by professionals in contact with the public as well as communities and companies active in essential sector.
Expanded offering of face mask materials from Ahlstrom-Munksjö
Contagious coronavirus (COVID-19) is leading to soaring cases and deaths around the world. Taking the proper precautions is crucial during these times to prevent contracting the virus. To curb the spread, governments have imposed broad based measures including requiring the general public to wear face masks when they go outside.
Keeping your food safe with BRC High Hygiene Certification
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is continuously placing quality and high accountability standards as a top priority. As a part of these ongoing efforts, several of Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s North American and European plants that specialize in food products carry BRC Food Safety certification.
Parchment – a solution for all kitchens
We are spending more time at home than we ever have. For many of us this is a time to rediscover cooking as a way to express our creativity, stay connected, and bring our families comfort. At Ahlstrom-Munksjö, we make Genuine Vegetable Parchment (GVP), a high quality baking paper which helps the home cook create restaurant worthy dishes - like this papillote-style fish which can brighten up your taste buds, and your weekend in a cinch!
Collaboration on responsible wood sourcing brings many advantages
Ahlstrom-Munksjö continued collaboration with Metsä Fibre by focusing on responsible wood sourcing practices. The collaboration has brought many learnings that will help develop corporate responsibility even further and support customer expectations like 3M’s.
Extending the role of fibers for face masks manufacturing: Ahlstrom-Munksjö Reliance® SMS and Dextex wetlaid nonwoven receive validation from the French Government
Ahlstrom-Munksjö has been actively working on alternative technologies and capabilities expansions, with synergies among its sites and new dedicated production lines. Now the company, and the Medical Business Unit specifically, are taking another step forward, going beyond the scope of the general medical offer.
Bringing balance back to our oceans
In 2019 Ahlstrom-Munksjö asked its employees to suggest projects or organizations that the company could support. One of the eight projects selected was Origin by Ocean, a neo-ecology biorefinery start-up focusing on the technology to turn algae-based biomass into natural and biologically sustainable ingredients for use in the food, beverage, cosmetics and pharma industries.
Fiber-based release liners for sustainable everyday needs
Paper release liners are efficient carriers for self-adhesive labels, adhesive materials and components. Paper release liners are not only serving countless essential applications, their functions and features also meet the needs of sustainable everyday life.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö fights the COVID-19 pandemic by expanding the production of face mask materials to machines normally used for industrial filtration materials
In response to the exponential spread of the COVID-19 virus in Northern Italy at the end of February, a team at Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Turin plant started to evaluate what they could do to support the safety and wellbeing of employees and local communities.