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Kemira to Increase Prices of Process and Functional Chemistries Globally for Paper Industry


Sept. 9, 2021 - Kemira today announced price increases in the Process & Functional chemistry portfolio globally. The increase will be up to 30%, and effective for deliveries from October 1, 2021 onwards or as contracts allow.

The Process & Functional portfolio includes all specialty chemical products utilized in pulp, paper and board production. Applications include pulping, wet-end chemistry, surface chemistry and water treatment.

In a press release, Kemira said, "The industry is experiencing a sharp increase in the costs for raw materials, transportation, packaging and labor, as well as tightening regulatory demands. Raw material and logistics availability continue to be constrained."

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, with a focus on pulp and paper, oil & gas and water treatment. To learn more, visit

SOURCE: Kemira

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