Breaking News

Ahlstrom Adds To Transportation Filtration Business

December 22, 2010

Turin investment to be complete in late 2012.

Ahlstrom will invest in additional capacity in transportation filtration material at its site in Turin, Italy. The total investment is about €17.5 million; it will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Tommi Björnman, executive vice president, Filtration, said, "We have been pleased to grow with our key customers and, as a commitment to the filtration business, we are expanding the operation with state-of-the-art equipment. This is an important step in our global growth roadmap where we have strengthened our global platform first in Asia and now in Europe. We will also continue to keep our focus on the Americas—both North and South America—hence being a global supplier in the filtration market with a full offering of filter media."

In September, Ahlstom boosted its transportation filtration business throughthe acquisition of a transportation filtration material plant in Binzhou, China.

Related Application:

Related Market:

Related Other:

  • Raw Material Round Up

    Raw Material Round Up

    Karen McIntyre, Editor||June 9, 2016
    Suppliers to nonwovens manufacturers continue to innovate.

  • Fiber Producers Hone in on Hygiene

    Fiber Producers Hone in on Hygiene

    Tara Olivo, Associate Editor||June 9, 2016
    Growth in hygiene markets has spurred innovation among these suppliers to the nonwovens industry.

  • IDEA 2016 Wrap Up

    IDEA 2016 Wrap Up

    June 9, 2016
    Companies convened in Boston, MA to show off innovations and make connections.