Suominen launches suominen@work nonwovens product line for workplace wiping applications

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-05-04 14:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Suominen Corporation   Press release   4 May 2016 at 3:00 pm EEST

Suominen launches suominen@work nonwovens product line for workplace wiping applications

Suominen, a leading supplier of nonwovens, announces the launch of suominen@work, a product line designed to serve manufacturers of workplace wipes.  End-use applications of these nonwovens could include, for instance, wipes used in fast food restaurants, healthcare facilities and factory workshops.

The multitude of possible applications and availability of unique product features set suominen@work products apart from conventional nonwovens for industrial wipes.

Suominen@work product line consist of Suominen’s current nonwoven product offering for workplace applications as well as engineered substrates still in development. All suominen@work products are designed for wipes that have to perform in the most demanding work environments, where health and safety of employees and consumers or patients is vital.

“The key to a good workplace wipe is to provide the user with a time-saving solution that delivers required functionality and provides tangible cost in use. As a global market leader in nonwovens for wipes, Suominen’s professional product development skills help to meet the extensive array of requirements in workplace wiping applications,” say Eileen Calder, Product Manager for Workplace market segment at Suominen.

Products in suominen@work are available globally. Suominen is strengthening its capability to deliver these products by investing in a new wetlaid production line in Bethune, SC, US, and improving an existing production line in Alicante, Spain.

For more information, please contact

Eileen Calder
Product Manager, Workplace, Suominen
Tel. +44 7764 906735
eileen.calder@suominencorp.com

Suominen in brief

Suominen manufactures nonwovens as roll goods for wipes as well as for medical and hygiene products. The end products made of Suominen’s nonwovens – wet wipes, feminine care products and swabs, for instance – bring added value to the daily life of consumers worldwide. Suominen is the global market leader in nonwovens for wipes and employs over 600 people in Europe and in the Americas. Suominen’s net sales in 2015 amounted to EUR 444.0 million and operating profit excluding non-recurring items to EUR 31.2 million. The Suominen share (SUY1V) is listed in Nasdaq Helsinki Stock Exchange (Mid Cap). Read more at www.suominen.fi.

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