Ahlstrom launches GenCollect(TM) and GenCollect(TM) Color specimen collection cards

Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE July 28, 2015 at 2.00 p.m.


Ahlstrom launches GenCollectTM and GenCollectTM Color specimen collection cards

Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, launches today Ahlstrom GenCollectTM and GenCollectTM Color, two products designed for forensics and genomics community to provide an easy and cost effective solution for collection of DNA from biosamples, short term storage at ambient temperature, and simplify downstream extraction processes.


Ahlstrom GenCollectTM cards are recommended for easily identified samples such as whole blood. Ahlstrom GenCollectTM Color cards are used with clear samples such as saliva, buccal cells or urine. The cards deliver an ideal solution for a wide range of applications including Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), real-time PCR and short tandem repeats (STR) analysis.


Ahlstrom will be launching GenCollectTM range of cards during AACC 2015, Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, on July 28-30, 2015 in Atlanta, GA, USA.


Ahlstrom Filtration is the global leader in transportation filtration and a supplier of air and liquid filtration materials, with a leading market position in laboratory and life science filtration.


Read more about Ahlstrom GenCollectTM at: www.ahlstrom.com/GenCollect

For more information, please contact:
Laia Guarro, VP Advanced Filtration, tel. +39 011 92 60 157


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 2014, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1 billion. Our 3,400 employees serve customers in 22 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at www.ahlstrom.com.