The TrumpJet® brand offers a range of chemical and additive mixing systems for paper mills, including paper and board machine wet end, stock preparation, recycled fiber and mechanical pulping process applications.Read more
The new plant will help meet rapidly growing local demand for Eka Chemicals' retention and dewatering system, Compozil. The system is already being used to improve the operational efficiency of some of the world's largest paper machines - many of which are located in southern China.Read more
Eka Chemicals Inc., the AkzoNobel Pulp and Paper Chemicals business, will implement a 100 USD per short ton price increase with immediate effect for all non-contracted sodium chlorate shipments for NAFTA region.
Contracted customers sodium chlorate pricing will be increased in accordance with individual supply agreements.Read more
Increases in cost structure necessitate this price activity to maintain a sustainable operation.Read more
Eka Chemicals is to increase prices on sodium chlorate globally with immediate effect, where contracts allow.
"Major price concessions were implemented in our sodium chlorate business during the latest global financial crises," said Lennart Nilsson, Director of Global Marketing at Eka Chemicals.
"In order to secure a sustainable business and guarantee long- term supply of sodium chlorate in a steadily growing market for bleached pulp, we are now forced to adjust pricing levels on a global basis."Read more
The recent increases in the cost of basic raw materials, energy and transportation have impacted Eka Chemicals' cost structure dramatically. Continual efforts to streamline the operations and optimize cost structure are being significantly outpaced by these increases.
Eka Chemicals will therefore increase prices across its entire European Paper Chemicals product range, with immediate effect as of March 1, 2010, in order to begin to offset these higher costs.Read more