HELSINKI, June 2, 2015 (Press Release) -On June 2, 2015, Kemira is celebrating the grand opening of one of Europe's largest production plants for the manufacture of water treatment chemicals. The Tarragona plant located in La Canonja, Catalonia, Spain, also has a unit for the manufacture of sizing agents used in the pulp and paper industry. Festivities include opening remarks by President of the Government of Catalonia, Mr. Artur Mas i Gavarro, and President and CEO of Kemira, Mr. Jari Rosendal.Read more
HELSINKI, July 16, 2013 (Press Release) -Kemira has successfully completed the expansion of its hydrogen peroxide plant in Fray Bentos, Uruguay. Hydrogen peroxide is produced in one of the most modern chemical islands built and operated by Kemira since 2007. The expansion was planned since the beginning of the operation in 2005 and the project was carried out from April 2012 to June 2013.Read more
HELSINKI, July 8, 2013 (Press Release) -In line with its strategy, Kemira has retained SEB for a process to review strategic options for its ChemSolutions segment.
In Q1 2013, Kemira divested ChemSolutions' food and pharmaceuticals businesses and sold its shares in JV Sachtleben. Kemira continues the re-alignment of its portfolio. Accordingly, a process has been initiated to review the strategic options for ChemSolutions.Read more
HELSINKI, July 4, 2013 (Press Release) -Kemira is the only company in its field that is truly committed to serving the pulp and paper industry," says Petri Helsky, President, Paper, Kemira. "Customers have an increasing need to improve their efficiency. They need a partner that will help them enhance process efficiency and develop innovative solutions for their challenges."Read more
HELSINKI, June 27, 2013 (Press Release) -Kemira shared its sharpened strategy this spring. The company is seeking growth particularly in the pulp, paper, oil, gas and mining industries by developing products and providing innovations that enable Kemira to stand out from the competition.
"Where water meets chemistry" is the essence of Kemira's sharpened strategy. President and CEO Wolfgang Büchele shared the strategy this spring along with the first quarter results for 2013:Read more
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.Read more
NANJING, China, Dec. 19, 2012 (Press Release) -
Buckman is announcing a global price increase on products and programs to all market segments of 5% to 15% depending on the specific product or program and region of the world. Increases will be effective March 1, 2011, or as contracts allow. Mounting raw material prices and availability, as well as rising freight costs, are the major drivers behind this increase.Read more