Suominen has two business areas, Convenience and Care. Convenience business area supplies nonwovens as roll goods for a wide range of wiping applications. Care business area manufactures nonwovens for hygiene products and medical applications. Net sales of the Convenience business area were €101.2 million ($113.7 million) and net sales of the Care business area €8.5 million ($9.5 million).
The main application areas for nonwoven materials supplied by Suominen in January–March were baby wipes (accounting for 41% of the sales), home care wipes (23%), personal care wipes (18%), wipes for workplace use (9%), and hygiene and medical products (8%). The proportions of nonwovens for baby wipes and home care wipes increased from the comparison period, while the share of nonwovens for personal care, and hygiene and medical decreased.