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February 25, 2008
Kemira says it will appoint a separate board of directors for the company’s Kemira Coatings subsidiary, to emphasize the “independent nature” of the business. The...
February 25, 2008
Kemira GrowHow, a subsidiary of Yara, says it is planning a phased expansion of the company’s Siilinjarvi, Finland phosphate rock mine and is studying the possibility of opening...
February 14, 2008
Kemira has announced a restructuring plan to improve its profitability. The plan includes aligning its pulp and paper and water treatment operations to ensure synergies between those...
February 6, 2008
Kemira reported a fourth-quarter 2007 net loss of €46 million ($62 million), compared to earnings of €7.7 million, on sales down 2%, to €654.4 million. Operating losses were...
January 28, 2008
Kemira says its fourth-quarter earnings “fell far short from expectations,” causing full-year 2007 operating profits to fall below the company’s previous earnings...
January 22, 2008
Rohm and Haas (R&H) says it has agreed to acquire Finndisp (Hanko, Finland), the water-based emulsions business of Oy Forcit (Hanko), for approximately €60 million ($85...
January 22, 2008
Neste Jacobs, a 40-60 joint venture between Jacobs Engineering Group and Neste Oil, says it will acquire Rintekno (Espoo, Finland), an engineering company specializing in chemicals and...
January 18, 2008
Kemira says its fourth-quarter earnings “fell far short from expectations,” which has caused full-year 2007 operating profits to fall below the company’s previous earnings...
January 16, 2008
Rohm and Haas says it has agreed to buy the Finndisp division of Oy Forcit AB (Hanko, Finland) for approximately €60 million ($85 million). Finndisp is a producer of water-based...
January 15, 2008
Rohm and Haas (R&H) says it has agreed to acquire Finndisp (Hanko, Finland), the water-based emulsions business of Oy Forcit (Hanko), for approximately €60 million ($85...
November 2, 2007
Kemira GrowHow has applied to de-list its shares from the Helsinki stock exchange following GrowHow's recent acquisition by Yara International....
October 31, 2007
Kemira reported third-quarter net income up 15%, to €52.9 million ($76.2 million), on sales up 12%, to €729.5 million. Operating profit excluding nonrecurring items rose 12%, to...
October 30, 2007
Harri Kerminen will take over as Kemira CEO on January 1, 2008....
October 22, 2007
Specialty vegetable fat producer AAK (Stockholm) says it will buy Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ de-inking business at Raisio, Finland. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed...
October 16, 2007
Paasikivi: Joining from private equity. Kemira has elected Pekka Paasikivi chairman and a new board member, effective October 4. Paasikivi joins Kemira from private equity firm Oras...
October 4, 2007
Pekka Paasikivi joins Kemira from private equity firm Oras Invest (Rauma, Finland), Kemira's largest shareholder....
September 14, 2007
The Finnish government has sold 32.1% of its 48.6% stake in Kemira. The government sold shares to several parties. The largest deal involved the sale of 21.4 million Kemira shares...
September 7, 2007
Kemira’s Tikkurila unit says its Alcro-Beckers paints business has agreed to sell its 50% stake in Scanspac, a Swedish filler producer, to Gypsum Activity of Saint-Gobain...
August 28, 2007
Groupe Laperrière & Verreault (GL&V; Montreal) says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of technologies and certain assets from Metso (Helsinki...
August 27, 2007
Kemira says it has decided to retain its pigments business, including titanium dioxide (TiO2), after evaluating certain options for the business, which included a possible sale (CW...
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