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Kemira and Valmet Form Partnership for Development of Industrial Internet Solutions for Pulp and Paper Industry

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Oct. 11, 2017 – Kemira and Valmet have signed a partnership agreement for the development of digitalized data-based applications and services for their customers in the pulp and paper industry.

“Kemira and Valmet are leading suppliers to the industry globally and both companies are also actively developing digital solutions,” said Antti Matula, Vice President of Product Lines and Business Development at Kemira. “Ultimately, the goal is to improve the speed, quality, reliability, predictability and performance of our customers' business. With these synergies, it makes great sense to join forces to create value and reshape business collaboration models.”

The purpose of the agreement is to bring added value to pulp and paper customers by combining the know-how of the two companies in utilizing process data to improve the customers' processes.

Jari Almi, Director of Industrial Internet at Valmet, added, “Through this cooperation and the companies' complementary know-how, customers' production process data can be integrated and optimized for the customers' benefit.”

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

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. To learn more, please visit:

SOURCE: Kemira and Valmet