Stay Ahead

Ahlstrom is a high performance fiber-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. We aim to grow with a product offering for clean and healthy environment. Our materials are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcoverings and food packaging. In 2013, Ahlstrom's net sales from the continuing operations amounted to EUR 1 billion. Our 3,500 employees serve customers in 24 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

With Chantaffice your message stays true

For 50 years, Ahlstrom's top-quality Chantaffiche poster papers have been maintaining the full impact of advertisers' messages, looking good for weeks in all weathers without curling, fading or distortion. Today Chantaffiche poster papers combine excellent printability and outstanding printing results with top performance throughout the whole life of the poster campaign. Ahlstrom offers paper grades specially developed for offset, screen and ink-jet printing. Ahlstrom's Chantaffiche poster papers are manufactured at the Osnabrück plant, Germany.

Benefits for advertisers and the billboard industry

  • produced on the industry's most efficient poster paper machine
  • excellent billposting performance
  • outstanding printability: efficient, trouble free printing
  • excellent dimensional stability
  • high wet strength
  • no curling
  • blue back for perfect (wet) opacity
  • resists flaking and folding cracks
  • special reverse-side treatment for good adhesion
  • no color variation

New ExtraScroll

Ahlstrom has developed a new dimensionally stable scroller paper for using in large format scrolling units. Our new ExtraScroll paper reduces the time for campaign preparation and brings the flexibility that the media owners need to initiate new campaigns at short notice, while offering an excellent mechanical performance equivalent to laminated papers or other plastic substrates.

Benefits for media owners and the scrolling industry

  • campaign preparation time reduced from 10 to 2-3 days
  • optimum strength thus eliminating the lamination step
  • excellent scrolling performance in one single piece and ready to be printed both sides
  • excellent dimensional stability
  • suitable for all large format inkjet printers (UV, solvent and latex inks)
  • reduced environmental impact by using sustainable raw materials

Read more

If you want to learn more about Ahlstrom poster papers you may download our Ahlstrom presentation or visit the company website at

Chantaffiche is a Trade Mark property of Ahlstrom.