Kemira increases pulp and paper process chemical product line prices by 5-10% in APAC, effective immediately

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Kemira increases pulp and paper process chemical product line prices by 5-10% in APAC, effective immediately

January 09, 2017 - 02:56
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HELSINKI, Jan. 9, 2017 (Press Release) -Kemira announces price increase for its pulp & paper process chemical product line in APAC. The adjustment will be effective January 9, 2017 or as customer contracts allow.

The price increase of polymers, surface sizes, coating chemicals and dispersants will be approximately 5-10%, depending on the specific customer segment and applications, and can differ for specific product types in selected geographies. This adjustment is necessary due to overall increased production and 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 2015, Kemira had annual revenue of EUR 2.4 billion and around 4,700 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.