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Fire damages Ahlstrom Mozzate site

September 22, 2011

Wipes production will be halted for two months.

A fire broke out at Ahlstrom's Mozzate wipes fabrics plant in Italy and caused damage to one of the production lines. The blaze was extinguished by the local fire brigade. Nobody was injured and the building was not damaged by the fire. Based on initial investigation, production at the affected line is expected to be halted for a minimum of two months for repair. Otherwise, production is likely to be resumed in the coming days after an inspection.

Ahlstrom is investigating the cause of the fire together with local authorities. The company is also making preparations to serve customers from its other sites. The financial damages are expected to be covered by insurance.

The Mozzate plant is part of the Home and Personal business, which is set to be purchased by Suominen.

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