Press release

Kemira increases prices of polymer products in EMEA

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increases for all polymer products in the EMEA region.

The price increase of +8-10% for all applications, which will become effective on 1st March 2018 or as contracts allow, is necessary due to a continuing increase in key raw materials and freight cost across Europe.

These significant cost increases need to be compensated for Kemira to be able to continue supplying our customers with quality products and investing into future growth.

For more information:

Wido Waelput
Senior Vice President, Commercial, Industry & Water EMEA
tel. +49 17 2884 3496
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Harri Eronen
Senior Vice President, Commercial, Pulp & Paper EMEA
tel. +49 17 1802 8790
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Pedro Materan
Senior Vice President, Commercial, Oil & Gas Global
Tel. + 1 83 2941 0061
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Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide expertise, application know-how and chemicals that improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas and water treatment. In 2017, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.5 billion and 4,732 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.


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