After having successfully developed innovative technologies for protective medical product applications globally, Ahlstrom-Munksjö has officially launched its Extia Protect product range, specifically designed for face mask applications.
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Ahlstrom-Munksjö has expanded its offering and capacities of protective medical products, including face mask materials, to meet the strong demand globally.
The Extia Protect portfolio consists of a full range of high-performance fiber-based solutions for face masks, including filtration layers, cover stocks, lace media and reinforcement layers. Each component of the range has been designed to meet specific requirements of the different type of masks, including respiratory masks, surgical masks, but also civil masks. The face mask offering is produced on a global industrial platform consisting of plants in Europe, North and South America and Asia, giving the company the required capacity to meet the regional demand.
‘I am very proud of the work accomplished by our team. In only a few months, we have developed a full offering for face mask applications and are now in a position to serve the growing demand for face mask materials globally by utilizing the available capacity, we have in industrial platforms across the globe,’ says Daniele Borlatto, executive vice president, filtration and performance solutions, at Ahlstrom-Munksjö.