Kemira to increase prices for all polymer products in pulp and paper segment from Oct 15

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Kemira to increase prices for all polymer products in pulp and paper segment from Oct 15

October 01, 2018 - 09:08
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HELSINKI, Oct. 1, 2018 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increases for all polymer products globally in the Pulp & Paper segment.

The price increases will vary based on different product types and may be significantly higher in specific countries. New prices will be effective for all deliveries from October 15th, 2018 or as contract terms allow.

Product Line

Product family

Price increase (%)

Polymers

Emulsions

7-15%

 

Powders

7-15%

 

Polyamines

8-15%

These price increases are necessary as the prices for the main raw materials for polymers, together with tight supply and strong demand in the downstream polymer market, have all continued to increase during 2018 and are expected to further increase in 2019.

Kemira continues to be committed as a long-standing, reliable supplier of high quality products to its customers.

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide expertise, application know-how and chemicals that improve our customers' product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas and water treatment. In 2017, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.5 billion and 4,732 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.