Kemira to increase prices for paper wet strength products by up to 15% in EMEA, effective immediately

Read so far

Kemira to increase prices for paper wet strength products by up to 15% in EMEA, effective immediately

December 05, 2017 - 04:18
Posted in:

HELSINKI, Dec. 5, 2017 (Press Release) -Kemira announces a price increase for its paper wet strength products in EMEA. The adjustment will be effective immediately or as customer contracts allow.

The price increase of the wet strength chemicals will be up to 15%, depending on the specific formulations and can differ in selected geographies. This adjustment is necessary due to significant increase in key raw material costs.

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, mining and water treatment. In 2016, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.4 billion and 4,800 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.