Kaukauna’s Expera Specialty Solutions Being Sold

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Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC (“Expera”) is being sold.

According to Expera, Ahlstrom-Munksjö has, “signed a definitive agreement to purchase all shares of Expera.”

The specialty paper product manufacturer, headquartered in Kaukauna, employs about 1,800 people.

Russ Wanke, Chief Executive Officer of Expera, 

We are very excited about this next strategic and important step for the  Expera business. 

Since forming Expera in 2013 from the combination of Thilmany Papers LLC and  the specialty businesses of  Wausau  Paper,  we  have  invested  significantly  in  our  people  and  operations…

Wanke continued,

Ahlstrom-Munksjö  will provide additional capital and resources in order to promote continued revenue growth…

We thank our customers, suppliers, and employees for their contributions to our  success.

Expera says the completion of the transaction is expected to take place in the second half of 2018.

Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson shared his thoughts on the sale of Expera,

Ahlstrom-Munksjo has a well-respected worldwide and industry-wide reputation.

They are considered an industry strategic-buyer and that should mean longterm investment, translating into good-paying family-supporting jobs for generations right here in the Fox Valley.

For more information please visit us at www.expera.com.

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