Tag Archives: Ahlstrom

Moelven Wood and Billerud Collaborate to Develop Paper-based Packaging to Replace Shrink Wrap

Moelven Wood and Billerud are joining forces to examine the possibility of developing a new sustainable packaging solution for Moelven’s interior panels. The goal is to create a paper-based solution to replace the current plastic shrink wrap. The collaboration stems from an innovation competition organized by Paper Province. In September, 19 companies submitted 22 solution […]

Ahlstrom promotes plastic-free packaging by offering paper tape solutions

Ahlstrom is extending its product range of pressure-sensitive adhesive packaging tape applications. MasterTape® Pack supplements the fiber-based product offering supporting megatrends like e-commerce and the global need for more sustainable packaging solutions. There are approximately 30 billion square meters of packaging tape worldwide, and the numbers are growing with the expansion of e-commerce. The market […]

Ahlstrom completes the divestment of Stenay plant to Accursia Capital

Ahlstrom has completed the divestment of its Stenay plant in France to Accursia Capital. The planned transaction was announced on 25 August 2023. Accursia Capital now operates the Stenay plant under a new brand, Stenpa. Accursia Capital’s aim is to develop the plant further to ensure its long-term future in the competitive paper-based packaging market, […]

Specialty Papers US 2023 to feature expert speakers from Mars, Dow, Suzano, and more

Smithers, a leading provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services, is hosting the annual Specialty Papers US conference this October 24-26, 2023, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Since 2007, Specialty Papers US has been the premier event in North America dedicated to showcasing innovation in the industry. With 24+ speakers across 8 dynamic sessions, 6+ hours […]

Ahlstrom to sell Stenay paper mill in France

Ahlstrom has entered into an agreement to divest its Stenay plant in France to Accursia Capital, following the announcement of Accursia Capital’s binding offer in July. The divestment was confirmed after receiving endorsement from the site’s employee representatives. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of September. Accursia Capital aims to develop the Stenay plant […]

Ahlstrom receives binding offer for Stenay plant from Accursia Capital

In March 2023, Ahlstrom launched a consultation process with employee representatives at its Stenay plant in France about the possibility to divest the plant, and if a buyer cannot be found considering closure. After a long process to identify potential buyers, Ahlstrom has received a binding offer from Accursia Capital to acquire the Stenay plant. The potential […]

Valmet to Supply Ahlstrom’s Aspa Mill with IQ Web Inspection System

Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Web Inspection System for pulp dirt count to Ahlstrom’s Aspa mill in Sweden. The dirt measurement will cover the full width of production. According to Valmet, the target is to improve the line efficiency of pulp drying and to achieve high quality of the pulp. “We’re delighted to provide […]

Ahlstrom launches consultation process about the future of its Stenay plant

Ahlstrom has today launched a consultation process with employee representatives at its Stenay plant in France about the possibility to divest the plant, and if a buyer cannot be found considering closure. Stenay plant produces one-side coated specialty papers for specific uses in the packaging sector where there is overcapacity in Europe and competition with […]

Ahlstrom advances base paper technology to replace plastic and film Packaging

Through continued innovation and collaboration with brand owners, Ahlstrom has identified specific technology enabling highly developed base papers – the key to solving the barrier requirements in flexible packaging, while still utilizing the inherent end-of-life benefits that paper has to offer. Ahlstrom has the unique set of capabilities and wide breadth of technical applications to […]

Ahlstrom invests in Brazil to support filtration customers with a new lamination capability

Ahlstrom perpetuates its 50-year commitment and support to the global Filtration industry by investing EUR 2 million in a new laminator at the Louveira plant, in Brazil. With a planned installation in 2023, the equipment is expected to be fully operational by Q1 2024. This strategic growth initiative will expand manufacturing capabilities at Louveira plant. […]