Ahlstrom's Annual Report, Corporate Governance Statement and annual summary 2009 published

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 09.03.2010 at 15.00



Ahlstrom Corporation has published its Annual Report 2009. In addition to the English and Finnish report, a summary in Swedish is available. The publications can be viewed in a pdf format on the company's website at www.ahlstrom.com > Investors.


Printed reports will be published next week and can be ordered via Ahlstrom's website,
by e-mail: corporate.communications@ahlstrom.com or by phone: +358 10 888 4707.


Ahlstrom's Corporate Governance Statement 2009 has also been published today. The statement is available in a pdf format in English and Finnish on the company's website at www.ahlstrom.com > Investors > Corporate governance.


In addition, the annual summary of the company's stock exchange releases and stock exchange announcements in 2009 is available in English and Finnish at www.ahlstrom.com > Media.


Ahlstrom Corporation
Niina Suhonen
Vice President, Corporate Communications




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Ahlstrom in brief

Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance nonwovens and specialty papers. Ahlstrom's products are used in a large variety of everyday applications, such as filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. Based upon its unique fiber expertise and innovative approach, the company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates. Ahlstrom's 5,800 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2009, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.6 billion. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company website is at www.ahlstrom.com.