Eka Chemicals and Wetend Technologies in Cooperation

TrumpJet® is a new system for mixing papermaking chemicals into the main process stream with an effective and uniform manner.

Oct. 14, 2011 - Eka Chemicals and Wetend Technologies Ltd have agreed to market and deliver TrumpJet® Flash Mixing Systems together with Ekaís wet end chemicals to the paper industry globally.

The TrumpJet brand offers a range of chemical and additive mixing systems for paper mills, including paper and board machine wet end, stock preparation, recycled fiber and mechanical pulping process applications.

AkzoNobelís Pulp and Paper Chemicals business, Eka Chemicals, produces and supplies a wide range of chemicals, including the unique Compozil® retention and drainage system for the paper industry globally.

"The combination of high performance chemicals and an advanced chemical mixing system will benefit the paper and board industry, both in terms of cost savings and environmental gains," says Lennart Nilsson, Director Global Marketing at Eka Chemicals.

"This offer will definitely have a positive impact on wet end efficiency and contribute to a sustainable paper machine operation," adds Jouni Matula, CEO at Wetend Technologies.

Wetend Technologies Ltd is a Finland based corporation, established in 2001. The company serves paper, board and pulp producing customers globally.

Eka Chemicals is one of the world's leading manufacturers of bleaching and performance chemicals for the pulp and paper industry. Eka Chemicals has 2550 employees in 28 countries. Eka Chemicals, headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, is a business unit within AkzoNobel.

SOURCE: Eka Chemicals