Italy exempts nonwovens from industry shutdown order; Ahlstrom-Munksjö says operations are running normally




HELSINKI, March 23, 2020-

The Italian government has today issued a decree for the lock-down of industrial and commercial operations. The decree enters into effect today, and is valid until April 3, 2020. However, the decree excludes certain industries and activities. The paper and non-woven industries are specifically excluded from the lock-down according to the decree. Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s production plants in Italy, Turin and Fabriano, are currently operating and are not directly affected by the decree.

All 45 Ahlstrom-Munksjö manufacturing facilities worldwide are currently operational. The company is closely monitoring the situation and taking strict health and safety precautions at all sites to protect the wellbeing of its employees and all stakeholders.


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