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Kemira Announces Price Increase for AKD Wax in APAC

Kemira sizing

Oct. 14, 2016 (Press Release) - Kemira will implement a price increase of up to 15% for selected AKD (alkyl ketene dimer) wax based sizing products in APAC (Asia-Pacific). The adjustment will be immediately implemented or as the existing AKD wax contracts allow.

The price adjustment is a result of increased costs within the AKD-wax supply chain. AKD-wax is the main raw material for AKD-sizing products.

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries. To learn more about Kemira, please visit

SOURCE: Kemira