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Ahlstrom opens sales offices in Turkey and Mexico


Oct 25, 2006, Ahlstrom, a global leader in high performance fiber-based materials, has opened two new sales offices, one in Istanbul, Turkey and one in Monterrey, Mexico. The new sales offices support Ahlstromís strategy to expand to the growing emerging markets.

With the new sales offices Ahlstrom is able to provide better individual service to its customers and to satisfy local market needs. Currently, Ahlstrom has sales offices in 24 countries on four continents.

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 companyís unique fiber expertise and innovative approach. Ahlstromís 5,600 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2005, Ahlstromís net sales amounted to EUR 1.55 billion. Ahlstromís share is listed on the main list of the Helsinki Stock Exchange. The company website is


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