We create innovative and sustainable nonwovens for our customers

Suominen manufactures nonwovens as roll goods for wipes and other applications. 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 business areas are Europe and Americas. In 2019, Americas business area accouted for 64% of the net sales and the Europe Business area accounted for 36% of the net sales.

Suominen operates in Europe, North America and South America, and is the world’s largest manufacturer of nonwovens used in wiping products. Demand for nonwovens grows on average 5 percent annually as there are several megatrends that increase demand in the nonwovens market. Among these are increasing and aging population, growing consciousness of health and the rise of middle class as the most important consumer group.

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  • AHLSTRÖM CAPITAL’S OWNERSHIP: 24.0%
  • FOUNDED: J.W. Suominen established in 1898
  • DOMICILE: Helsinki, Finland
  • INDUSTRY: Nonwovens manufacturing company
  • OPERATING COUNTRIES: 5
  • PERSONNEL IN 2019: 685
  • NET SALES IN 2019: MEUR 411
  • MARKET CAP AS OF DEC. 31, 2019: MEUR 132,9
  • IN AHLSTRÖM CAPITAL’S PORTFOLIO SINCE: 2014