Innovative water-purifying solution using Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Disruptor® technology to help solve the problem of drinking water shortage
In 2019 Ahlstrom-Munksjö asked its employees to suggest projects or organizations that the company could support. One of the eight selected was Nanomaji, a startup that was born after a successful research collaboration between Aalto University and Ahlstrom-Munksjö in 2015. The company is owned by Jymy Parhiala, Emma-Sofie Kukkonen and Sanna Puhakainen.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö filter media included in the new face masks manufactured by sport and lifestyle brand BUFF®
Ahlstrom-Munksjö has recently partnered with BUFF®, leading manufacturer of sport and lifestyle accessories based in Spain, for the supply of replaceable filter media which is included in BUFF®’s new range of face masks.
Employee wellbeing drives employee engagement and business success
Workplace safety is generally well understood. Also, employees understand the consequences of poor workplace safety. It can cause serious accidents and even loss of lives. Workplace wellbeing on the other hand might be more difficult to comprehend.
Manufacturing products to support our customers in the fight against coronavirus – Meet Paul from Mount Holly Springs
Ahlstrom-Munksjö's plants in Mount Holly Springs (Pennsylvania) and Bethune (South Carolina) manufacture products to help in the fight against COVID-19. Plant Manager Paul Wheeler tells about his work and how the teams in both plants have been working as one in these exceptional times.
As of July 1, 2020, Denmark bans the use of PFAS in food contact paper and board packaging.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in innovative fiber-based solutions, offers a global full spectrum of grease resistant products using its FluoroFree® technology. FluoroFree® delivers outstanding grease-resistance for common fast-food packaging, food wraps, clamshells, butter wrap, pet food packaging and microwave popcorn bags, without the use of fluorochemicals, commonly referred to as PFAS.
Auditing abaca supply chains
Demanding specialty paper applications such as tea bags, coffee pods, fibrous meat casing reinforcements, and even N95 face masks require a lot from the fibers that are used to make them; extreme strength with no added chemicals. Abaca fibers can uniquely provide that since they are one of the longest and strongest natural fibers in the world.
Manufacturing products to support our customers in the fight against coronavirus – Meet Manoj from Mundra
Manoj Chadha joined the Ahlstrom-Munksjö family in 2012 as a Finance Controller before going on to become Mundra’s Plant Manager – a role he has held since 2016. The importance of Manoj and his teams’ work has never been so vital as during the current COVID-19 crisis. The Mundra Plant’s products are for medical applications and therefore in high demand right now.
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.