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Kemira to open new AKD emulsion plants in Canada, Sweden and China

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Kemira to open new AKD emulsion plants in Canada, Sweden and China

June 19, 2013 - 19:17
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HELSINKI, June 13, 2013 (Press Release) -"We have a unique position as a supplier of sizing solutions."

Kemira is strengthening its position as the most versatile producer and supplier of sizing technologies and solutions for the paper industry. In 2013, Kemira will open new AKD emulsion plants in St. Catharines in Ontario, Canada, as well as in Helsingborg in Sweden and Yanzhou in China.

"We have a unique position as a supplier of sizing solutions: our expertise covers the entire production chain, from raw materials to finished products. The new plants will further strengthen our network," says Johannes Fallmann, Director, Sizing Product Management, Paper.

The AKD emulsion lines in North America and China are currently starting operation, and the one in Sweden will be commissioned in June 2013.

"We will be able to better serve our customers worldwide. The new plants will strengthen our local presence in their regions," says Fallmann.