Ahlstrom to Increase Pricing for Advanced Filtration Materials

Aug. 25, 2014 - Ahlstrom said that it will increase pricing on its Air and Liquid filter media produced by the Advanced Filtration business area, effective November 1.

The increases will be up to 10% depending on markets, products and the agreements in place, Ahstrom said.

The price increases will be made to compensate for the continued high level of raw material costs, utilities-related inflation and regional currency impacts, the company explained.

Air and Liquid filter media manufactured by the Advanced Filtration business area is used in air applications including high efficiency air, gas turbine, and industrial air as well as liquid applications for laboratory and life sciences, water treatment, and various process industries.

Ahlstrom's Advanced Filtration business area has production sites in six countries.

Ahlstrom is a high performance fiber-based materials company. Ahlstrom's materials are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcoverings and food packaging. To learn more, please visit: www.ahlstrom.com.

SOURCE: Ahlstrom