Ahlstrom's Annual Report 2008 and annual summary 2008 have been published

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 19.3.2009
Ahlstrom Corporation's Annual Report of 2008 has today been published in English, Finnish and Swedish. The report is available in a pdf format at www.ahlstrom.com > Investors.
The report includes two sections: the financial statements and the report focusing on Ahlstrom's business operations and strategy implementation. The business section also includes Ahlstrom's sustainability report for 2008.
Printed reports can be ordered via Ahlstrom's website, by e-mail: corporate.communications@ahlstrom.com or by phone: +358 10 888 4707.
Ahlstrom Corporation has today also published a summary of the company's stock exchange releases and stock exchange announcements published in 2008. The releases can be viewed 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 fiber-based materials. Nonwovens and specialty papers, made by Ahlstrom, are used in a large variety of everyday products, 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 6,400 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2008, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.8 billion. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company website is at www.ahlstrom.com.