Kemira to Hik e Price for Pulp and Paper Chemicals

Nov. 12, 2013 - Kemira announced that it will implement a price increase up to 15%, depending on product segment, for its Pulp and Paper Chemicals.

The price adjustment will affect selected product lines between 5-15% and will be immediately implemented or as existing contracts allow, Kemira said.

In a statement, the company said, "The price increase is an effect of increases in all major cost drivers; including key feed stocks and raw material, energy and transport. Kemira has continuously rationalized operations and reduced fixed costs, but has now reached a point when a price increase is necessary to secure the position as a strong supplier to the Pulp & Paper Industry."

SOURCE: Kemira