Ahlstrom launches Ahlstrom AceBlade(TM) Carbon, a cost-effective solution for manufacturing wind turbine blades

Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE November 12, 2014 at 11.30


Ahlstrom launches Ahlstrom AceBladeTM  Carbon, a cost-effective solution for manufacturing wind turbine blades


Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, launches today Ahlstrom AceBladeTM Carbon, a new product for the wind energy market. AceBladeTM Carbon is a patent pending, unidirectional carbon fiber reinforcement with superior fatigue resistance and enhanced mechanical properties. The product addresses the market need for  longer and lighter blades.

The product delivers significant benefits for designers and manufacturers of wind turbine blades. AceBladeTM  Carbon is a cost effective solution for vacuum infusion processes. Through delivery of higher strength and stiffness as well as improved fatigue properties, longer and lighter blades can be manufactured with AceBladeTM Carbon.

The launch of Ahlstrom AceBladeTM Carbon aligns well with Ahlstrom's  strategy. The company aims to grow with high performance product offerings for a clean and healthy environment. AceBladeTM Carbon delivers a product offering supporting environmentally sound technologies.

Ahlstrom's Building and Energy business area is a leading manufacturer of reinforcing wind energy materials, which are manufactured in Europe.

Ahlstrom AceBladeTM Carbon is an addition to the AceBladeTM product offering. Read more and watch a video at www.ahlstrom.com/aceblade.


For more information, please contact:
Anne Summanen, Product Manager, Wind Energy, Tel. +358 50 570 3833
Liisa Nyyssönen, Vice President, Communications, Tel. +358 10 888 4757 


Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a high performance fiber-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. We aim to grow with a product offering for clean and healthy environment. Our materials are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcoverings and food packaging. In 2013, Ahlstrom's net sales from the continuing operations amounted to EUR 1 billion. Our 3,500 employees serve customers in 24 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at www.ahlstrom.com.