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Kemira achieves EcoVadis Platinum level for the third consecutive year

Kemira has once again achieved the Platinum level rating for its sustainability performance by EcoVadis, the global sustainability rating platform, for the third consecutive year. Kemira remains among the top 1% of companies rated worldwide, with a score increase of 2 points to 80/100 (compared to 78/100 in 2022) due to its progress in sustainable […]

Kemira announces closing of the divestment of most of its colorants business to ChromaScape

Kemira announces the closing of the divestment of most of its colorants business to ChromaScape on May 4, 2023. Kemira signed a definitive agreement to sell its colorants dye business to US-based ChromaScape, LLC in September 2022. The revenue of the business in 2022 was approximately 50 MEUR and 59 employees will be transferred to […]

Kemira and Metsä Group to accelerate sustainability cooperation on new product or raw material

Kemira and Metsä Group have agreed to jointly develop a new sustainable product or raw material related to the forest industry by 2027. As major industrial players, the two companies are well-positioned to reduce the environmental impacts of the forest industry value chain. Sustainability is an integral part of Kemira’s and Metsä Group’s strategies. Kemira’s […]

Kemira acquires Finnish start-up SimAnalytics

Kemira acquires the advanced process optimization start-up SimAnalytics. Kemira announced in August 2021 its investment in SimAnalytics and has now acquired the rest of the business. With the acquisition, Kemira strengthens its capability to support its customers’ business with data-driven predictive services and machine learning solutions. “Services are an integral part of our growth strategy, […]

Kemira joins the Renewable Carbon Initiative

Kemira has joined the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) to partner with leading companies and accelerate the industry shift from fossil carbon to renewable carbon and raw materials. Becoming a member of the RCI demonstrates Kemira’s commitment to advancing innovative sustainability practices with a focus on promoting circularity and a bio-based economy. RCI champions the transition […]

Kemira announces energy surcharge for all product lines in North America

Kemira is implementing a 4% energy surcharge for all Pulp and Paper process and functional chemistries across North America for all non-contract customers, effective October 1, 2022. The surcharge announced in April for inorganic coagulants sold through our Industry & Water segment remains in effect. As direct and indirect energy costs continue to rise, Kemira […]

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in EMEA with immediate effect

Kemira will increase prices for all product lines in both of its segments in EMEA region effective immediately. Costs for electricity and natural gas have rapidly increased and add to the general inflationary trends of the recent months. Therefore the commercial conditions need to be adjusted accordingly. The price increases will be substantial and vary by […]

Kemira to launch a new Growth Accelerator unit

Kemira launches a new Growth Accelerator unit to drive Kemira’s long-term growth for selected strategic initiatives. The new unit has two main objectives: to accelerate commercialization of new and unique biomaterials into Kemira’s current markets and to create business opportunities in new adjacent markets for both new and existing Kemira products.   Kemira’s strategy targets […]

Kemira commits to Science Based Targets initiative

Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries, has set new ambitious target for significant reductions in its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the year 2030 in line with the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi)*. Kemira commits to 50% cut in the emissions from its own operations (scope 1 and 2 […]

Kemira donates 50,000 euros to humanitarian aid in Ukraine

Kemira is making a donation of EUR 50,000 to the Red Cross to help and support in the humanitarian crisis of Ukraine. “We are shocked and saddened by the situation unfolding in Ukraine and our deepest sympathies are with everyone affected by the crisis.”