Mats Rönnbäck has been appointed as interim President, Paper segment and Asia Pacific region and member of Kemira's Management Board as of April 1, 2015. Mats is currently based in Hong Kong. As announced earlier this year, Petri Helsky will leave Kemira to take up the position of CEO of Metsä Tissue Corporation on April 16, 2015.Read more
HELSINKI, Feb. 26, 2015 (Press Release) -
Esa-Matti Puputti, (Lic.Sc. Tech) has been appointed Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence and a member of the Kemira Management Board, reporting to President and CEO Jari Rosendal. He will start in his new role during May 2015 and will be based in Helsinki, Finland.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec 16, 2014 (Press Release) - President of Kemira's Paper segment Petri Helsky, M.Sc. (Chem. Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.), will assume a second role as the President of the Asia Pacific Region as of January 1, 2015. Petri Helsky continues to be a member of the Kemira Management Board and reports to President and CEO Jari Rosendal in these roles. He is based in Hong Kong.Read more
Kemira celebrated the completion of the company's new Nanjing production base. Over 200 distinguished guests were invited to witness this historical moment, including Marja Joenusva, Consul General of the Republic of Finland, and Jari Rosendal, President and CEO at Kemira, senior officials from the Nanjing government, Kemira's clients, media representatives and company staff.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 25, 2014 (Press Release) -Tissue World Istanbul 2014 took place in Istanbul, Turkey on September 25-26. The event attracted over 300 key tissue professionals from across Turkey, Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa.
Kemira participated in Tissue World Istanbul conference with a technical presentation about a new strength technology that provides opportunities for cost savings and machine productivity.Read more
HELSINKI, Oct 24, 2014 (Press Release) - Kemira will implement a price increase of up to 20% for selected Fennosize products globally. The adjustment will be immediately implemented or as the existing contracts allow. The price adjustment is a result of very tight global olefin supply. Linear α-olefin is the main raw material for ASA-products.Read more
Kemira will make a multimillion investment in a production line expansion of process and functional chemistries at San Giorgio site in Italy. The production starts in the beginning of the year 2015 and reaches the full production capacity by the end of March, 2015.