Ahlstrom announces price increase for specialty nonwoven materials

Ahlstrom announces price increase for specialty nonwoven materials

Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE October 30, 2015 at 08.30

Ahlstrom announces price increase for specialty nonwoven materials

Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, announces price increases on the specialty nonwoven materials produced by the Building and Energy business area to ensure sustainable financial performance of the business unit.

The price increase will be 7% and will be implemented on January 1, 2016.

Specialty nonwoven materials are mainly used in building, furniture, hygiene, wound care and apparel applications.

Ahlstrom's Building and Energy business area products are used in a variety of applications including wallcoverings, floorings, building panels, composite reinforcements, automotive interiors, apparel, fabric care and wound care. The Building and Energy business area has production sites in six countries.

For more information, please contact:

Satu Perälämpi
VP, Communications
Tel. +358 10 888 4738

Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a high performance fiber-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. We aim to grow with a product offering for clean and healthy environment. Our materials are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcoverings and food packaging. In 2014, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1 billion. Our 3,400 employees serve customers in 22 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at www.ahlstrom.com.

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