Tissue World Magazine
Alexandra Stuthridge, Technical Business Manager, BioProducts Institute (BPI)

Kemira will increase the price of its pulp and paper chemicals by up to 15%.

The hike will affect selected product lines between 5-15% and will be immediately implemented or as existing contracts allow.

The company said the increase is a result of “increases in all major cost drivers including key feed stocks and raw material, energy and transport”.
It said: “Kemira has continuously rationalised 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 and paper industry.”