Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches Optilam™, a new breakthrough antistatic release material helping RFID prelaminated inlays manufacturers making their lamination process easier, more efficient, and improve the final quality of the inlay to better serve the RFID smart card market. Ahlstrom-Munksjö provides advanced fiber-based solutions with high degree of complexity and technical content that often perform important functions in the value chain or the product solution. The launch of Optilam™ well demonstrates how a smart and sustainable cellulose-based material provides added value for customers in the electronics industry by contributing to performance of the manufacturing process of the prelaminated inlay dedicated to RFID smart cards. Click "read more" below for additional information.
PM-Kymmene Corporation is proceeding with the plan to change its corporate structure in Finland to better match its current business structure.
Three new subsidiaries have been established in Finland: UPM Energy Oy, UPM Paper Asia Oy and UPM Paper ENA Oy. The personnel and assets of UPM Energy, UPM Paper Asia and UPM Paper ENA (Europe and North America) in Finland are planned to be transferred to the new companies on 1 July 2016.
UPM Raflatac and UPM Plywood operate already in their own subsidiaries in Finland. UPM Biorefining will remain in UPM-Kymmene Corporation.
The UPM business structure and operating model of businesses will remain as today. The arrangement has minor impact on day-to-day operations. The staff will transfer to the new companies with existing terms and conditions. The corporate structure change does not include personnel reductions.