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.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Liquid Technologies business response to COVID-19
The rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world has exposed major gaps in the abilities of most countries to respond to a virulent new pathogen. This has inevitably led to an increase in the demand for healthcare goods in general and particularly protective medical products made of fabrics, medical devices, diagnostics and screening tools.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö – Committed to Employee Health and Safety and Meeting the Needs of the Global Supply Chain
Ahlstrom-Munksjö provides products that serve many critical industries around the world, including healthcare products and solutions for life science diagnostics, food packaging, and essential shipping materials, which are currently all in high global demand due to the COVID-19 virus.
Recycling fiber-based food packaging in Europe
Throughout the past year, global media has repeatedly highlighted growing concerns over the environmental impact of packaging material. To act upon those concerns, the EU circular economy action plan includes a comprehensive package of policy tools that promote recyclability of products.