Suominen receives the first Fine to Flush certification granted to a nonwovens substrate manufacturer with the HYDRASPUN® Royal launch

Suominen Corporation’s press release April 1, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. (EET)

Suominen is the first nonwoven substrate manufacturer to receive the Fine to Flush Manufacturer’s Generic Certificate from Water UK. The certification was granted for HYDRASPUN® Royal, which is a dispersible nonwoven material especially designed for moist toilet tissues that are flushed after use.

HYDRASPUN® Royal, which meets the stringent flushability standards established in the UK market by Water UK, is the newest addition to the Suominen’s market leading HYDRASPUN® flushable product family.

“Our HYDRASPUN® product line was the first dispersible product in the market, and producing sustainable, dispersible products is one of  Suominen’s core competencies. Receiving the Fine to Flush certification from Water UK is a remarkable achievement for Suominen. It demonstrates Suominen’s commitment to innovation and being a nonwovens market leader. In addition, HYDRASPUN® Royal’s premium touch and feel combined with high dispersibility will raise the consumer experience to a new level,” says Andrew Charleston, Category Manager, Home Care.

For more information:

Andrew Charleston, Category Manager, Household, Tel: +1 (860) 373 2619  

Minna Laitinen, Vice President, Marketing & Category Management, Tel: +358 50 577 4017

Suominen manufactures nonwovens as roll goods for wipes and other applications. Our vision is to be the frontrunner for nonwovens innovation and sustainability. The end products made of Suominen’s nonwovens, such as wet wipes, feminine care products and swabs, are present in people’s daily life worldwide. Suominen’s net sales in 2019 were EUR 411.4 million and we have nearly 700 professionals working in Europe and in the Americas. Suominen’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Read more at