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Dezember 5, 2017

Kemira to increase prices for paper wet strength products in EMEA

Kemira announces a price increase for its paper wet strength products in EMEA. The adjustment will be effective immediately, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The price increase of the wet strength chemicals will be up to 15%, depending on the specif...
Dezember 4, 2017

Solenis to increase prices on all alkaline sizing product lines globally

Solenis will increase prices by up to 20% on all alkaline sizing products globally, effective immediately. The price increase is necessary due to the increase in certain raw material costs combined with a tightening overall global supply chain, as the company says in the press release received by Le...
November 30, 2017

BASF installs new curtain coater at its pilot plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany

BASF has recently integrated a curtain coater, based on a “VOITH DF Coat slot dye” into its existing pilot facility in Ludwigshafen, Germany. This is now available to customers, as well as interested third parties, for application trials with coating colors for paper and board in both the graphic an...
November 21, 2017

AkzoNobel completes $10 million sulfur derivatives investment in the US

AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business has completed a $10 million investment at its LeMoyne sulfur derivatives plant in the US, which supplies essential ingredients used in several major industries. Located in Alabama, the investment includes a 20,000 dry metric ton expansion for ...
November 15, 2017

Finnish Forest Industries Federation elected Ilkka Hämälä as new Chairman

The Board of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation has elected Ilkka Hämälä, the future President and CEO of Metsä Group, as its Chairman. The Federation’s annual autumn meeting took place in Helsinki today. The autumn meeting also elected the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2018.“...