Ahlstrom as an investment

Ahlstrom as an investment

Ahlstrom produces innovative fiber-based materials with a function in everyday life. They enable the required functionality and sustainability of our customers’ products.

Four reasons to invest

Markets

Ahlstrom is a worldwide leader in fiber-based materials. Growth in our markets is supported by global trends:

  • Growing global population and scarcity of resources
  • Increased demand for greener and resource-efficient materials
  • Emerging needs in healthcare
  • Changes in demographics and urbanization

Strategy

Our redefined strategy has been in place since the beginning of 2016. We are committed to growing and creating value by providing the best performing sustainable fiber-based materials. The roadmap for execution outlines the change in strategy and is focused on commercial excellence, a new lean operating model, organic growth via higher asset turnover and growth via new platforms.

New business structure

Simplified business structure bringing clarity and increased market and customer focus. Our two business areas – Filtration & Performance and Specialties – have business unit specific strategies and operating models. This enables us to provide customer-driven product development and tailored customer service, cost efficiency, better allocation of resources, and specific go-to-market approaches.

Performance

Improving track record with over two years of continuous improvement in profitability, driven by enhanced margin through commercial excellence, better product mix as well as lower costs.

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