Acquisitions and divestments

  1. 2017

    September 29
    Kemira has signed an agreement to form a joint venture – Kemira TC Wanfeng Chemicals Yanzhou (“NewCo”) – with Shandong Tiancheng Wanfeng Chemical Technology (“Tiancheng”).

    2015

    December 8
    Kemira acquires certain assets of Polymer Services, LLC headquartered in Plainville, Kansas. 

    September 2 
    Kemira acquires certain assets of Soto Industries, LLC of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

    May 4
    Kemira Oyj completes the acquisition of AkzoNobel paper chemicals

    2014

    July 8
    Kemira Oyj reinforces its global leadership position in pulp and paper chemicals by acquiring AkzoNobel’s paper chemical business

    May 6
    Kemira closes the acquisition of BASF’s global AKD emulsion business

    February, 27
    Kemira acquires BASF AKD emulsion business

    2013

    October 1
    Kemira closes the acquisition of 3F Chimica S.p.A

    September 20
    Kemira acquires Soto Industries Inc. of Vancouver, BC, Canada

    July 1
    Kemira Oyj to acquire 3F Chimica S.p.A., Italy

    2010

    September 6 
    Kemira acquires Water Elements, LLC in North America

    August 2
    Kemira acquires Albemarle’s facility in Teesport, UK to enhance product offering to the oil & gas industry in the North Sea region

    2009

    September 23
    Kemira acquires Akzo Nobel’s iron coagulant business in the Nordic countries

    2008

    November 17
    Kemira’s acquisition of Brazilian water treatment company Nheel Química confirmed

    September 3
    Kemira expands its water treatment chemicals business in China

    September 2
    Sachtleben and Kemira Joint Venture

    September 1
    Kemira and Rockwood close joint venture

    2007

    December 3
    Acquisition of Arkema’s coagulant business confirmed

    October 1
    Kemira to acquire water treatment chemicals company Nheel Química Ltda in Brazil

    April 27
    Kemira’s acquisition of Chongqing Lanjie Tap Water Materials confirmed

    April 23
    Acquisition of Brazilian Dalquim’s coagulant business confirmed

    April 3
    Kemira expands its cosmetics industry presence through acquisition of US-based TRI-K Industries

    March 22
    Kemira to acquire Arkema’s coagulant business for water treatment

    January 16
    Kemira expands its water treatment business in Brazil

    January 11
    Second phase of Cytec’s water treatment business acquisition by Kemira confirmed

     

  2. 2014

    March 6
    Kemira Oyj completes the divestment of ChemSolutions’ formic acid business

    2013

    December 23
    Kemira Oyj sells ChemSolutions’ formic acid business to Taminco Corporation

    December 11
    Kemira Oyj completes the divestment of its coagulant business in Brazil

    December 9
    Kemira to sell its Danish distribution business to Brenntag

    November 29
    Kemira Oyj sells its coagulant business in Brazil to Bauminas Química Ltda

    March 1
    Kemira completes ChemSolutions’ food and pharmaceutical businesses divestment

    February 14
    Kemira further increases its focus on water intensive industries by selling its stake in Sachtleben to Rockwood

    2012

    December 14
    Kemira Oyj sells ChemSolutions’ food and pharmaceutical businesses to Niacet Corporation

    2011

    December 1
    Kemira closes the Maitland hydrogen peroxide plant deal

    October 27
    Kemira sells Canadian hydrogen peroxide plant to Evonik

    October 13
    Kemira sold Galvatek to Folmer Equity Fund

    March 31
    Kemira Oyj has sold all its shares in Tikkurila Oyj

    2010

    October 10
    Kemira closes the Blankophor (previously German Catec) deal

    June 23
    Kemira sells fluorescent whitening agents to German Catec GmbH

    May 25
    Kemira to sell its service company IPOS to a Swedish company Coor Service Management AB

    April 30
    Kemira to sell its Kokkola sulphuric acid plant to Boliden Kokkola Oy

    March 11
    Tikkurila listing prospectus

    February 9
    Background information on the separation of Tikkurila

    2008

    May 22
    Kemira and Rockwood to form leading TiO2 joint venture

    2007

    December 21
    Kemira focuses its businesses in Japan and sells its joint venture company Kemira-Ube Ltd

    March 30
    Kemira sells industrial service company OnePoint Oy to Kokkolan Voima

    February 5
    Kemira divests its last fertilizer assets

     

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