Ahlstrom Green Bay Inc. awarded ISO 9001: 2000 certification
Ahlstrom Corporation, a leader in high-performance fiber-based materials, today announced that its Green Bay, WI, USA plant has been awarded the ISO 9001: 2000 certification by SGS North America, a member of the SGS Group, the world’s largest Control and Inspection Company. This is the first time that the Green Bay plant has received this accreditation.
The audit lasted 2.5 days and the auditors praised Green Bay’s design function and the overall knowledge of all involved in the registration.
The Green Bay plant manufactures predominantly nonwovens for the growing North American wipes market and is now certified for “The Design and Manufacture of Resin Bond and Spunlace Nonwoven roll products”.
“This certification provides our current and potential customers with the assurance that our product is designed and manufactured to the highest quality standards” said Martin Davis, Vice President and General Manager, Wipes product line and Green Bay plant.
Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance fiber-based materials. Nonwovens and specialty papers, made by Ahlstrom, are used in a large variety of everyday products, e.g. in filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. The company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates, built upon the company’s unique fiber expertise and innovative approach. Ahlstrom’s 5,600 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2005, Ahlstrom’s net sales amounted to EUR 1.55 billion. Ahlstrom’s share is listed on the main list of the Helsinki Stock Exchange. The company website is www.ahlstrom.com.
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