Kemira Oyj: Kemira expands production capacity at its Telêmaco Borba plant in Brazil

Kemira Oyj: Kemira expands production capacity at its Telêmaco Borba plant in
                                    Brazil

Press release
Kemira Oyj
February 24, 2014 at 4pm (CET+1)

Kemira will invest in an expansion of facilities and a new reactor capable for
multipurpose chemicals production at its Telêmaco Borba plant in the state of
Paraná in the Southern Region of Brazil.

"With this two-year, multimillion euro investment we want to support paper
and board production in Brazil by rolling out new technologies. These state of
the art technologies for surface sizing, strength properties and surface
treatment have been newly launched in Europe and in USA. Kemira will now be
launching these in South America", says Hilton Casas, Kemira's head of South
America's region.

"This investment supports Kemira's strategy to further strengthen its position
as a key supplier of the pulp and paper chemicals in South America."

Kemira is one of the global leaders in the pulp and paper chemicals. The
revenue of the Paper segment of Kemira amounts to approximately EUR 1,0
billion.

For more information, please contact

Hilton Casas, Region Head Kemira South America
Tel. +55 11 2189-4904
e-mail: Hilton.Casas@kemira.com

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive
industries. We provide expertise and chemicals that improve our customers'
water, energy and raw material efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil &
gas, mining and water treatment. In 2013, Kemira had annual revenue of EUR 2.2
billion and around 4,500 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki Ltd.
www.kemira.com

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