Ahlstrom in brief

Ahlstrom is the global leader in fiber-based specialty materials. Our purpose is to Purify and Protect with Every Fiber, for a Sustainable World. Our vision is to be the Preferred Sustainable Specialty Materials Company for all our stakeholders. Ahlstrom has three divisions that are aligned to address global trends​: Filtration & Life Sciences, Food & Consumer Packaging, and Protective Materials. We add value by combining fibers with our advanced technology and innovative and entrepreneurial culture, constantly exploring novel materials and new applications. Sustainability, innovation and quality are central in all our solutions such as compostable food and beverage processing and packaging materials, liquid and air filtration media, diagnostic materials and protective medical fabrics.


Ahlstrom in numbers



We develop fiber-based specialty materials for a sustainable world

We create value by developing sustainable fiber-based solutions in close collaboration with our customers utilizing our know-how on combining raw materials and our advanced technology.