Ahlstrom to Increase Filtration Material Capacity in Tampere, Finland

June 3, 2011 - Ahlstrom said that it will invest in additional capacity in filtration material for gas turbine and high efficiency air applications at its site in Tampere, Finland.

The amount of the investment was not disclosed.

"This capacity increase in Tampere is an important step for Ahlstrom's Filtration Business Area and we are committed to grow with our global customers in power generation and high efficiency air markets," said Fulvio Capussotti, vice president, Advanced Filtration.

"We understand the importance of efficient and flawless gas turbine plant operation and we have focused on building the right product portfolio of filter media to meet these needs," Capussotti added.

The project will be completed by the end of September 2011.

SOURCE: Ahlstrom