Ahlstrom-Munksjö not affected by the decree issued by the Italian government – all plants operational worldwide

AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ OYJ PRESS RELEASE March 23, 2020 at 13:40 EET

The Italian government has today issued a decree for the lock-down of industrial and commercial operations. The decree enters into effect today, and is valid until April 3, 2020. However, the decree excludes certain industries and activities. The paper and non-woven industries are specifically excluded from the lock-down according to the decree. Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s production plants in Italy, Turin and Fabriano, are currently operating and are not directly affected by the decree.

All 45 Ahlstrom-Munksjö manufacturing facilities worldwide are currently operational. The company is closely monitoring the situation and taking strict health and safety precautions at all sites to protect the wellbeing of its employees and all stakeholders.

For further information:

Johan Lindh, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, tel. +358 10 888 4994
Juho Erkheikki, Investor Relations Manager, tel. +358 10 888 4731


Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers. Our mission is to expand the role of fiber-based solutions for sustainable everyday life. Our offering include filter materials, release liners, food and beverage processing materials, decor papers, abrasive and tape backings, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics as well as a range of specialty papers for industrial and consumer end-uses. Our annual net sales is about EUR 3 billion and we employ some 8,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm. Read more at rdlwebs.com

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