Ahlstrom makes a donation to Aalto University

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 9.6.2010 at 14.30  

Ahlstrom Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of high performance nonwovens and specialty papers, announces it will make a donation of EUR 500,000 to the capital of the Aalto University foundation. The donation is made under the authorization granted by the Annual General Meeting held on March 31, 2010, to support Finnish universities with an amount not exceeding EUR 500,000.

The Aalto University combines the latest know-how in technology, art and business in a new and efficient way. Ahlstrom is looking forward to a mutually fruitful cooperation with the university, and regards this as a good opportunity to participate in an international network of institutions, universities and companies.

For further information, please contact:
Paula Aarnio
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Tel. +358 10 8884732

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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.