Andritz Acquires KEMPULP in Sweden
Located in Karlstad, Sweden, KEMPULP designs and markets technologies used in chemical pulping, including pulp washing, oxygen delignification and bleaching technologies.
August 19, 2019 - ANDRITZ announced that it has acquired the Swedish company KEMPULP, a specialist provider of process technologies for the chemical pulping industry. The company designs and markets technologies used in chemical pulping, including pulp washing, oxygen delignification and bleaching technologies.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition includes all of KEMPULP's intellectual property rights, technical expertise, tools, systems and inventory. The company supplies process solutions, equipment, upgrades, parts and services that complement ANDRITZ's existing offering for pulp producers.
“KEMPULP's products and process technologies will continue to be a strong player on the market, providing solutions that complement the ANDRITZ technologies and equipment for specific chemical pulping processes — both for new plants and upgrades to existing installations,” said Joachim Schönbeck, Executive Board member of ANDRITZ AG and responsible for Pulp & Paper Capital Systems.
ANDRITZ noted that the KEMPULP organization will be fully integrated into the ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper organization.
KEMPULP is located in Karlstad, Sweden and has approximately 30 employees.
ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper is a global supplier of equipment, systems and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and board. To learn more, please visit: www.andritz.com