HELSINKI, July 9, 2015 (Press Release) -
Kemira has successfully started a new strength resins and solution polymers production line in its paper chemical site in Äetsä, Finland. The new production line was started in April 2015 and the ramp-up of the new production capacity has been successful resulting in high product quality and performance.
The new plant serves Kemira's highly valued customers in both Paper and O&M segments in the Nordics, Western Russia and Eastern European rim and strengthens our capabilities in the growth areas. Strength products will respond to the growing demand of tissue, packaging boards and specialty papers.
Kemira continues to invest in growing markets and value-adding product lines and is committed to serve the paper industry.
Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries. We provide expertise, application know-how and chemicals that improve our customers' water, energy and raw material efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas, mining and water treatment. In 2014, Kemira's annual revenue was EUR 2.1 billion and we employed approximately 4,250 people. Kemira shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.