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16.08.2019

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Kemira Operon, Aquazone, and Suomen Ekolannoite Form Operon Group

Kemira is selling the entire share capital of Operon, a company providing water treatment plant operation services, to form a newly established company called Operon Group. In connection with this transaction, Operon Group will also acquire Aquazone and Suomen Ekolannoite, which ...

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26.06.2019

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Kemira Participates in EU Funded Project to Develop 100 % Bio-Based Chemicals

In this project, renewable raw materials will be used for the production of bio-based chemicals. Budgeted at 10.9 million dollars, the project aims at creating a sustainable bio-based industry sector in the European region.

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24.01.2019

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Kemira and Valmet Sign Cooperation Agreement for Water and Sludge Treatment

Chemicals company Kemira and process technology, automation and services company Valmet, have signed a partnership agreement in Europe for collaboration in the water and sludge treatment customer applications. The agreement aims at combining chemistry and smart process optimizati...

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14.01.2019

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Kemira Strengthens Foothold in Asia by Forming JV with Yongson Chemicals

Kemira has signed an agreement to establish a joint venture with Yongsan Chemicals, a privately-owned chemicals company in South Korea. The JV, called New Co, will be located in Ulsan.

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05.12.2018

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Kemira Formed JV with Chinese AKD Producer

Kemira has formed a joint venture called Kemira TC Wanfeng Chemicals Yanzhou (New Co) with TC Wanfeng. The JV is to strengthen the company's position as a global supplier for the pulp & paper industry. The newly formed company will mainly produce AKD wax (Alkyl Ketene Dimers)...

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10.04.2018

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Kemira Expands Capacity for Chlor-Alkali Production

Kemira announce a multi-million dollar investment to expand production at its Joutseno chlor-alkali site in Finland.

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06.04.2018

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Kemira Signs Agreement with Chevron to Supply Polymer

The Finland-based company has signed a multiyear agreement with Chevron. Both the companies had collaborated to develop a Novel Liquid Polymer.

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01.11.2017

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Kemira Invests in Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery

Kemira announced that it would invest approx. € 30 million ($ 35 million) in the expansion of its manufacturing capacity of polymers for Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (CEOR).

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04.10.2017

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Kemira Forms JV with China's Tiancheng

Kemira has signed an agreement to form a joint venture named Newco, with fatty acid chlorid producer Tiancheng, China.

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15.09.2017

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Kemira Announces Start-Up of Sodium Chlorate Line in Finland

Kemira announced that it has finalized its approximately € 50 million investment into a new sodium chlorate production line in Joutseno, Finland.

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30.06.2017

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Kemira Starts Production of Strength Resin in Spain

Kemira has started up production in its new strength resin plant located in Estella, Spain. The strength resins produced at the plant are used in tissue, laminate, specialty and packaging as well as food and liquid packaging boards.

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15.06.2017

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Kemira Starts Production of Sizing Agents in Nanjing

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries, announced the opening of its new AKD emulsion and cationic rosin production lines at its production site in Nanjing, Jiangsu province in China.

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15.05.2015

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Finnish Companies Start Three Water Projects in China

Finnish companies Stora Enso and Kemira have started the construction work for pilot projects addressing water-related issues in three villages in Guangxi Province in Southern China.

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17.11.2014

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Kemira Expands Production Capacity for Tissue Chemistries

Kemira wants to become a significant supplier for the tissue industry in EMEA region. One step to reach this aim is the production line expansion of process and functional chemistries.

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09.07.2014

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Akzo Nobel to Divest Paper Chemicals Business to Kemira

Akzo Nobel announced the intended sale of its global Paper Chemicals business to Kemira for €153 million. Paper Chemicals is part of the company’s Pulp and Performance Chemicals business and generated annual revenue of €243 million in 2013.

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27.02.2014

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Kemira to Acquire BASF’s AKD Emulsion Business

Kemira will acquire BASF’s global alkyl ketene dimer (AKD) emulsion business. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2014.

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24.02.2014

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Multimillion Euro Investment — Kemira to Expand Production Capacity in Brazil

Kemira will invest in an expansion of facilities and a new reactor capable for multipurpose chemicals production at its Telêmaco Borba plant in the state of Paraná in the Southern Region of Brazil.

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31.10.2011

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Kemira Sells Canadian Hydrogen Peroxide Plant to Evonik

Kemira and Evonik have signed a contract according to which Kemira sells its Canadian hydrogen peroxide unit in Maitland to Evonik. The closing of the transaction is planned to take place at the end of November, 2011.

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03.03.2011

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Kemira to Build Two New Coagulant Plants at Bayer Sites in Europe

Helsinki/Finland – Kemira is to build two new plants for coagulants at Bayer sites in Dormagen, Germany as well as in Tarragona, Spain. The investment is € 40 million and the plants are expected to start up in 2012.

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