Ahlstrom to Increase Filter Production Capacity to Plant in Turin, Italy

Dec. 22, 2010 - Ahlstrom said that it will invest approximately EUR 17.5 million in its transportation filtration facility in Turin, Italy to increase the plant's capacity

"We have been pleased to grow with our key customers and as a commitment to the filtration business we are expanding the operation with state of the art equipment," said Tommi Bjornman, executive vice president, Filtration.

"This is an important step in our global growth roadmap where we have strengthened our global platform first in Asia and now in Europe. We will also continue to keep our focus on the Americas — both North and South America — hence being a global supplier in the filtration market with a full offering of filter media," Bjornman said

Ahlstrom expects to complete the upgrade work in the fourth quarter of 2012.

SOURCE: Ahlstrom