Ahlstrom opens sales offices in Turkey and Mexico

Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE 25.10.2006
Ahlstrom, a global leader in high performance fiber-based materials, has opened two new sales offices, one in Istanbul, Turkey and one in Monterrey, Mexico. The new sales offices support Ahlstrom's strategy to expand to the growing emerging markets.
With the new sales offices Ahlstrom is able to provide better individual service to its customers and to satisfy local market needs. Currently, Ahlstrom has sales offices in 24 countries on four continents.
For further information, please contact:
Jukka Moisio, President and CEO, Ahlstrom Corporation, tel. + 358 10 888 4700
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Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance fiber-based materials. Nonwovens and specialty papers, made by Ahlstrom, are used in a large variety of everyday products, e.g. in filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. The company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates, built upon the company's unique fiber expertise and innovative approach. Ahlstrom's 5,600 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2005, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.55 billion. Ahlstrom's share is listed on the main list of the Helsinki Stock Exchange. The company website is www.ahlstrom.com.