12/8/2015 - Press release

Kemira acquires Polymer Services, LLC of Plainville, Kansas, USA

December 8, 2015 at 9.00 am (EST)

Kemira has acquired certain assets of Polymer Services, LLC, a privately owned company, headquartered in Plainville, Kansas.

Polymer Services, LLC is a highly specialized company focusing on field application of polymer gel treatments for enhanced or improved oil recovery, using state of the art equipment to blend, apply and monitor the treatments in the field.

“The Polymer Services, LLC acquisition demonstrates Kemira’s commitment to and continued investment in the Oil & Gas industry.” says Tarjei Johansen, President, Oil & Mining segment. “With the acquisition, we are now able to offer not only tailored polymers for gel treatments, but we add the capability to support the oil and gas operators from the design phase through the implementation of the treatment, providing product, equipment and services.”

The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction price.

For more information, please contact Kemira Tarjei Johansen,
President, Oil & Mining segment
Tel. +1 832 941 0089

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries. We provide expertise, application know-how and chemicals that improve our customers’ water, energy and raw material efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas, mining and water treatment. In 2014, Kemira’s annual revenue was EUR 2.1 billion and we employed approximately 4,250 people. Kemira shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.