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Kemira increases prices of process and functional chemistries globally for paper industry


September 10, 2021
By P&PC Staff

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Kemira is increasing prices in the process and functional chemistry portfolio globally. Effective for deliveries from Oct. 1 onwards or as contracts allow, the prices will increase up to 30 percent.

The company’s process and functional portfolio includes all specialty chemical products used in pulp, paper and board production. Applications include pulping, wet-end chemistry, surface chemistry and water treatment.

The company states that the industry is seeing significant increases in costs of raw materials, transportation, packaging and labour. Regulatory demands have also been tightened. There are also constraints in raw material and logistics availability.

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