Kemira Will Acquire Water Chemicals Firm | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 27 | p. 16 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 8, 2013

Kemira Will Acquire Water Chemicals Firm

Department: Business
Keywords: water treatment, polyacrylamide

Kemira has agreed to acquire 3F Chimica, an Italian producer of water treatment chemicals, for about $110 million. With sales expected to reach about $98 million this year, 3F makes polyacrylamide and related chemicals in Italy and Aberdeen, Miss., for industries including pulp and paper, oil and gas, and mining. Finland-based Kemira says the deal expands its water treatment polymer capacity and improves its monomer and polymer production technology.

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