Ahlstrom-Munksjö's new face mask fabrics are advancing product functionality and sustainability
To serve its customers and the market even better during this particular time, Ahlstrom-Munksjö decided to use its sustainable product offering and the momentum to develop its face mask materials ever further. The new TenderGuard™ product portfolio offers a full suite of fabrics for medical and civil use face masks. The civil use face mask materials, TenderGuard™ BioBased and BioFilter, are biodegradable and compostable under controlled conditions according to European Norm EN13432.
Innovating Fiber-based Solutions - introducing Mold-Shield™ Mold-Resistant Papers
Multiple industries across the globe are continuing to seek out more sustainable and renewable solutions for their needs, from the building and construction industry to agriculture. Ahlstrom-Munksjö has now developed Mold-Shield™ in an effort to create fiber-based materials that also offer strength and resistance to weather and other factors.
Capturing the opportunity in electrification
Ahlstrom-Munksjö has successfully served the automotive industry for 50 years and has gained a leading position in engine filtration worldwide. As electrification is rapidly changing the industry landscape, Ahlstrom-Munksjö is closely following the market development and innovating fiber-based solutions for energy storage applications.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö aims to transition packaging ‘ƒrom Plastic to Purpose’ with fiber-based solutions
As part of its continued focus on global sustainability leadership, the Ahlstrom-Munksjö Food & Technical Solutions Business Area has released the ‘ƒrom Plastic to Purpose’ campaign.
Customer survey results put us in the forefront of the industry and identify areas for further improvement
Customer value is one of Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s four strategic cornerstones and a prerequisite for maintaining a leadership position in fiber-based solutions. To measure and track the satisfaction of our key customers as well as to keep up with the market development, we regularly conduct customer surveys with our key customers in collaboration with Opticom International Research. The latest of these surveys was completed this year.
Exploring new applications for cellulose-based renewable raw material in Louveira, Brazil
Last year, Ahlstrom-Munksjö's plant in Louveira initiated a R&D project to introduce powder lignin into the formation. As the team started to look into lignin in a more detail to understand if and how they could use it, they quickly realized that they had something quite interesting on their hands.