Ahlstrom-Munksjö Adding Glass Fiber Production Line in Kentucky
Madisonville, KY, May 11, 2021-Ahlstrom-Munksjö will invest EUR 58 million in a new glass fiber tissue production line in the U.S. to support the flooring industry in North America.
The product is a non-woven fabric used as a foundation for LVT flooring.
The new line will produce a full range of glass fiber tissue nonwovens with a main focus on luxury vinyl tiles and vinyl sheet materials. Customer deliveries from the new line are expected to start in mid-2023.
The new line will be installed on the Madisonville site, Kentucky, where Ahlstrom-Munksjö already has an established plant developing and producing filtration materials for transportation and industrial applications. The necessary land area has been granted by the local authorities in Kentucky.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a Finland-based company