Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE November 15, 2013 at 13.00
Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, announces price increases on its masking tape materials produced by the Food and Medical business area. The price increases will be made to compensate for the continued high costs of raw materials and chemicals as well as energy related inflation.
The price increases will affect all masking tape products manufactured in Europe effective December 15, 2013. The increase will be up to 4% depending on markets as well as the product and the agreements in place. Specific details will be discussed with each customer individually by the appropriate sales teams in the coming days.
Ahlstrom offers the widest range of masking tape base papers for a perfectly sharp finish line and optimal protection on even the most delicate surfaces. Food and Medical business area's end-use applications include teabags, coffee filters, food packaging, baking papers, masking tape, surgical gowns and drapes, and sterile barrier systems.
For more information, please contact:
Vice President, Communications
Tel. +358 10 888 4757
Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a high performance fiber-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. Our products are used in a large variety of everyday applications, such as filters, medical gowns and drapes, diagnostics, wallcoverings, flooring and food packaging. We have a leading market position in the businesses in which we operate. In 2012, Ahlstrom's net sales from the continuing operations (excluding Label and Processing business) amounted to EUR 1 billion. Our 3,800 employees serve customers in 24 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at www.ahlstrom.com.