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Kemira to expand pigments plant in Siilinjarvi, Finland.

NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-27 March 2001-Kemira to expand pigments plant in Siilinjarvi, Finland(C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com

The Finnish chemicals group Kemira Chemicals Oy has decided to invest EUR3.5m in expanding its pigments plant in Siilinjarvi, Finland.

The expansion comprises a new calcium sulfate pigment production line which will raise the total capacity of the plant to 80,000 tonnes. The investment will also make it possible to introduce a new extremely bright pigment grade.

Calcium sulfate pigment (CoCoat) is a unique product developed by Kemira. It is used for coating printing paper in order to improve brightness, opacity and printability.

The Siilinjarvi plant is part of Kemira's Pulp & Paper Chemicals business.

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Date:Mar 27, 2001
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