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Ahlstrom announces price increase

May 10, 2012

The price increase will affect all Label and Processing products worldwide and will be effective for all shipments made as of June 1.

Ahlstrom, a global high-performance materials company, has announced a price increases on its specialty paper materials produced by the Label and Processing business area, as a consequence of the recent rises in raw material and energy costs.

The price increase will affect all Label and Processing products worldwide and will be effective for all shipments made as of June 1. The increase range will vary depending on the products and markets. Specific details will be discussed with each customer individually.

Products manufactured by Ahlstrom’s Label and Processing Business Area include graphic,
packaging, processing, release and label papers. Their main end-use applications are release
liners, self-adhesive labels, metalized wet glue labels, flexible packaging and repositionable
notes. They are also used for the production of posters, abrasive materials and furniture foils.
These specialty papers are manufactured in Brazil, France, Germany and Italy.
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