Kemira Announces Price Increase for AKD-based Products in APAC

Kemira will implement a price increase of 10-30% for selected AKD (alkyl ketene dimer) wax-based sizing products in APAC. The price adjustment will be implemented immediately or as the existing  contracts allow.

The decision is triggered by cost increases for major raw materials, energy, logistics and HSE regulatory compliance requirements. AKD wax is the main raw material for AKD sizing products.

Kemira remains committed to mitigating the impact of these challenging market conditions while providing the highest quality products and services and ensuring smooth deliveries to its customers.

About Kemira
Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. It provides the best-suited products and services to improve its customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. It focuses is on pulp & paper, water treatment, and energy sectors. In 2022, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.6 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.