Supporting our customers with our unique web treatment capabilities



Our expertise at your service. Discover how we can help you ramp up new products in Diagnostics and Life Sciences with our web treatment offering.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s expertise in chemical treatment technologies to enhance physicochemical characteristics of Life Science and Diagnostic fiber products has been developed during our growth as a global leader in manufacturing high-performance fiber-based materials.

As a trusted partner for our customers, we can provide technical support, faster process, higher quality, better reliability by transferring the production of their customized impregnated web products to our facilities. Our goal is to use our knowledge in the field to support diagnostic companies to efficiently ramp up the production of rapid tests and bring them faster to the market.

This service offering is a collaborative process addressed to diagnostics companies for an efficient transfer of their new rapid test developments to a high speed manufacturing workflow.

What value do we bring?


Our automated medium-size industrial process provides cost-effective and uniform impregnation of chemical formulations for consistent performance and new fiber web material features.


  • Diversity of treatment technologies
  • Automated reel-to-reel process ensuring reliable performance
  • Medium to large size of finished product
  • Uniform treatment with lot-to-lot consistency
  • Cost saving with limited resources required and storage of treated material
  • Time saving with reduced processing steps
  • No chemical and waste management

Our versatile process treats media with diverse thicknesses and porosities with a variety of different chemistries.

How do we make the difference?


  • More than 40 year of expertise in surface treatment, offline coating and impregnation line in Ahlstrom-Munksjö R&D Center  
  • Top of the Art coating technology in partnership with machine supplier to benefit of latest innovations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Two Complementary lines with water and solvent based options                                                                                                                                                                       
  • Unique line in Europe, polyvalent with several stations