Kemira will supply sodium chlorate Klabin’s new 1.5 million tonne pulp mill in Parana, Brazil

Kemira to supply sodium chlorate to Klabin in Brazil

10:18 AM, 9th May 2014
Kemira business news

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Kemira has been selected as a supplier of sodium chlorate to Klabin’s new 1.5 million tonne pulp mill in Parana, Brazil. Kemira will build, own and operate a sodium chlorate plant, which is expected to increase Kemira’s annual capital expenditure by some 15 per cent – 25 per cent in 2014-2015 compared to 2013, depending on the exact timing of the project build-out. Kemira’s sodium chlorate plant is scheduled to begin production during the first half of 2016.

“Kemira is a global leader in the production and supply of chemicals for the pulp and paper industry and has the most comprehensive offering for pulp production. This project strengthens our capabilities to serve the growing demand for pulping chemicals in the South American market,” said Billy Ford, Senior Vice President, Paper, Kemira, The Americas.

 

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