Ahlstrom reinforces nonwoven wallcoverings
Ahlstrom, a global high performance fibre-based materials company reinforces its focus on wallcoverings by continuing to invest in product development and production. According to company information Ahlstrom is a world leader in the production of materials for such products manufactured in Europe and North America and forming part of Ahlstrom’s Building and Energy business area
As part of Ahlstrom EasyLifeTM product offering, Ahlstrom has developed a nonwoven wallcovcering substrate at its Osnabrück (D) plant and the products seem to be very well received by customer. Thus, the product range will be expanded during the ongoing year with a number of new product launches and an investment programme is in place to ensure the hight quality standars and efficiency needed for these product developments.
In order to feed the development of the Chinese wallcovering market, Ahlstrom will start manufacturing nonwoven wallcover substrates in Binzhou, Shandong Province (PRC) and production take-up is scheduled for the second half of 2013.
Additionally, Ahlstrom is investing also in Malmedy (B) to produce embossed substrates for digital print applications and by offering enhanced design possibilities to customers.