Effective March 1, 2021, Kemira increases prices in Americas for most process and functional chemicals for pulp and paper applications

9 February 2021

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces a 5-15% price increase for most process and functional chemicals used by pulp and paper customers in the Americas region.

The price increases will be effective on shipments made on or after March 1, 2021 or as contracts allow. Rapidly escalating costs for raw materials, energy, packaging, and transportation make this price adjustment necessary.

Kemira remains committed to adding value to our customers’ operations by providing the highest quality products and services despite the challenging global conditions. We also continue to invest in digital technologies and the development of new products and functionalities. We are focused on increasing our operational efficiency to keep our cost of production highly competitive and to optimize our service levels to our customers.

For more information please contact:
Tuija Pohjolainen-Hiltunen          
Senior Vice President, Commercial, Pulp & Paper, Americas
Tuija.Pohjolainen-Hiltunen (a) kemira.com

Lee Sampson
Director of Product Lines, Pulp & Paper Americas
Lee.Sampson (a) kemira.com

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas and water treatment. In 2019, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.7 billion and over 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. www.kemira.com

 

Source: kemira.com