Ahlstrom’s Lab & Life Science Business Unit wins prestigious Sustainability Award

Ahlstrom’s Lab & Life Science Business Unit wins prestigious Sustainability Award

In a groundbreaking achievement for environmental progress in the field of laboratory and life science products, Ahlstrom’s Lab & Life Science Business Unit has been honored with the prestigious “Responsible Supplier Program Performance Award” for Europe from Avantor, a leading life science tools company and one of Ahlstrom’s key partners. This esteemed recognition highlights the unwavering commitment of Ahlstrom and the Lab & Life Science Business Unit to sustainability, innovation, and environmental stewardship in an industry that is coming to realize its environmental footprint.

Avantor launched its Responsible Supplier Program in June 2023. One of the key tenets of the program is to measure suppliers’ sustainability performance, based on adherence to Avantor’s sustainability priority topics.  Among more than 300 suppliers that took part in the program, Ahlstrom had the best sustainability performance among suppliers in Europe. The Ahlstrom team received the award at Avantor’s 2024 European Sales Conference in Lisbon, Portugal in February 2024.

"This award is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our team, who have tirelessly championed sustainability in everything we do. It reflects the collective efforts of our employees, partners, and suppliers who share our vision of creating a more sustainable and ethical future in Life Sciences. As we celebrate this achievement, we are more determined than ever to continue innovating and driving positive change to make a meaningful impact to the planet and the patients, thanks to our fiber-based solutions for the laboratory and life science industry" says Jacques Lafon, EVP Healthcare at Ahlstrom.

Looking ahead, Ahlstrom remains steadfast in its resolve to push the boundaries of sustainability, paving the way for a brighter, greener future for generations to come. With innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to sustainability, Ahlstrom is poised to lead the charge towards a more sustainable and environmentally conscious future.



Our offering for the Laboratory and Life Science Industry

Ahlstrom’s Lab & Life Science Business offers a wide range of solutions for laboratory, diagnostics and bioprocess applications. We supply a wide range of filtration and separation media to laboratories worldwide, used for laboratory analysis, sample preparation and specialized applications. Our components used in rapid test kits for fast detection of medical conditions provide improved consistency and high reliability in test performance, reducing production time, resources required and costs. Additionally, our range of specimen collection cards offers simple and cost-effective collection, transportation and storage of biological samples at ambient temperature, bringing efficiency and simplicity to the biological fluids sampling process. These products have various fields of application, including forensics and pregnancy tests, diagnosis and mapping of infectious diseases, biobanking, biomarkers monitoring, pharmacokinetic and therapeutic drug monitoring.