Ahlstrom introduces Ahlstrom TrustShield(TM), high performance surgical drapes

Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE March 24, 2014 at 1.00 p.m.

Ahlstrom introduces Ahlstrom TrustShield(TM), high performance surgical drapes

Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, introduces Ahlstrom TrustShield(TM), an extensive range of surgical drapes for the operating room. Our broad range of single-use surgical drapes offer consistent protection and performance, ensuring the safety of the surgical staff and patients.


Ahlstrom TrustShield(TM) surgical drapes range from absorbent to repellent, delivering the highest level of protection every time. Impervious and absorbent drapes made from laminate fabrics are designed for the most demanding surgeries creating a total barrier to bacteria and viruses. Ahlstrom's repellent SMS (spunbond-meltblown-spunbond) fabrics are designed for low-risk surgeries where minimal amounts of fluid are present.


Ahlstrom's in-depth understanding of the medical market and healthcare industry help us better serve our customers' needs. Learn more about our expanded range of surgical drapes: www.ahlstrom.com/trustshield


Ahlstrom's Medical business area is a global supplies medical fabrics for the medical market, with production sites in the China, France, India, and the United States.



For more information, please contact:

Liisa Nyyssönen, VP Communications, Tel: +358 10 888 4757

Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a high performance fiber-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. We aim to grow with a product offering for clean and healthy environment. Our materials are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcoverings and food packaging. In 2013, Ahlstrom's net sales from the continuing operations amounted to EUR 1 billion. Our 3,500 employees serve customers in 24 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at www.ahlstrom.com.