Ahlstrom-Munksjö Medical Business


For decades Ahlstrom-Munksjö has been making single-use medical fabrics used to keep health care professionals and patients safe and comfortable. Our product portfolio consists of innovative medical fabrics that are used to make surgical gowns, protective apparel, sterilization wraps, drapes, facemasks and coveralls.

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High performance medical fabrics

As experts in barrier protection our nonwoven medical fabrics are used around the world to make surgical gowns and drapes, face masks and protective apparel.

The main differentiator in our products is that we do not compromise protection for comfort, we deliver both.

  • ViroSēl™ Breathable Viral Barrier (BVB) fabric is constructed to be impervious, breathable and comfortable with a specially formulated design to create robust seam seals for the highly critical areas of a surgical gown.  
  • PureArmor® BVB personal protective apparel is developed for sensitive environments with technology that achieves extremely low levels of lint.
  • TrustShield™ single-use medical fabrics are laser resistant, protect against chemical permeation, biological hazards and are highly absorbent. 
  • TenderGuard™ medical and civil face mask fabrics are sustainable, renewable, and biocompatible, providing environmentally friendly options.


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Sterilization wraps

Our range of sterilization wraps is developed to maintain sterility of surgical instruments until the point-of-use, protecting patients' safety.

Our Reliance® range of rolled and sheeted fabrics can be used for sterilization wraps, packaging systems and absorbent tray liners.

  • Crepe, wetlaid and SMS fabrics in a variety of colors and basis weights
  • Reliance® Tandem interleaved solutions combine different technologies, each offering specialized performance properties for wrapping. The use of two colors clearly differentiates between the two layers during transport, storage and in the operating room allowing damage to be easily seen
  • Reliance® Solo single-step wrapping solutions offer two bonded sheets of SMS for faster wrapping and unwrapping without compromising sterility and aseptic opening
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Protecting patients globally thanks to our Reliance® sterilization wraps

Our global capabilities allow us to provide best-in-class solutions and service to customers worldwide. Our Reliance® sterilization wraps play a key role in safeguarding patients’ health. They are one of the first lines of defense against hospital acquired infections as they allow sterilization of surgical instruments, provide physical protection, maintain their sterility up to the point of use and allow aseptic presentation. 

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö's new face mask fabrics are advancing product functionality and sustainability

The new TenderGuard™ medical and civil use face mask fabrics are helping to contribute to a safer environment by offering environmentally friendly options that are sustainable and biodegradable.  

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Manufacturing products to support our customers in the fight against coronavirus – Meet Manoj from Mundra

Mundra plant manager and his team ensuring customers around the world are geting the crucial medical fabrics needed to fight against COVID-19. 

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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.

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