Ahlstrom To Grow Operations In India

Ahlstrom Corp., a Finland-based manufacturer of high-performance fiber-based materials, has signed
a memorandum of understanding with Mundra Special Economic Zone in Gujarat, India, to purchase 5
hectares of land in the Textile and Apparel Park. The company plans to begin production of
fiber-based materials at that location to supply its FiberComposites business units customers in
export and domestic markets.

May 8, 2007