3/30/2007 - Press release

Kemira sells industrial service company OnePoint Oy to Kokkolan Voima

(Press Release)
Kemira sells the industrial service company OnePoint Oy’s entire share capital to Kokkolan Voima in accordance with a letter of intent signed between the companies in December 2006.  The agreement is dated on March 31, 2007.
At the same time, Kokkolan Voima engaged in a business transfer of the maintenance operations of OnePoint Oy to Maintpartner Oy.
Operating in the Kokkola large-scale industry area, OnePoint Oy is a leading service and infra company that offers and develops services relating to infrastructure and production. The company employs about 130 people with revenue amounting to approximately EUR 22 million.
The Kokkola large-scale industry area forms the biggest concentration of inorganic chemistry firms in Scandinavia, with approximately 20 companies operating in the area. Kemira has a sulphuric acid factory there. In line with its strategy, Kemira is focusing on the development of its four business areas. Industrial services are not part of Kemira’s core business.

For further information please contact
Kemira Oyj
Tomas Forsgård, SBU Manager
GSM +358 50 558 0030
Communications Manager Susanna Aaltonen, Kemira Oyj,
GSM +358 (0)40 593 4221
Kokkolan Voima
Juhani Paananen, Chairman of the Board
GSM +358 44 7809 288
Kemira is a chemicals group made up of four business areas: Kemira Pulp&Paper, Kemira Water, Kemira Specialty and Kemira Coatings. Kemira is a global group of leading chemical businesses with a unique competitive position and a high degree of mutual synergy.
In 2006, Kemira recorded revenue of around EUR 2.5 billion and had a payroll of 9,000 employees. Kemira operates in 40 countries.
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