UMV to supply sizing machine to Ahlstrom’s new glass fiber machine in Madisonville, KY

Ahlstrom in Madisonville, Kentucky has awarded UMV Coating Systems a contract to supply a sizer to their new glass fiber tissue line

UMV Coating Systems will supply the TWIN™ Sizer, Rod a film sizing unit to Ahlstrom’s new glass fiber tissue line in Madisonville, KY site in US. The new line will produce a full range of glass fiber tissue nonwovens with a focus on Luxury Vinyl Tiles and Vinyl sheet materials. The installation will take place in the spring of 2023.

“We are pleased to collaborate with a high-quality supplier who knows how to operate in the fast-paced environment.” says Juhani Piispa, the Project Manager of GFT USA in Ahlstrom

“We are honored to be chosen supplier of the sizer machinery for the Madisonville project. The project strengthens UMV’s position as a leading global supplier of coating and sizing machinery for within the grades of specialties” says Håkan Karlsson, Managing Director of UMV Coating Systems.


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