Successful start-up of Kemira’s new strength resin plant

April 2, 2017

Kemira has successfully started up production in its new strength resin plant located in Estella, Spain. The high-efficiency and premium quality strength resins produced at the plant are used in tissue, laminate, specialty and packaging as well as food and liquid packaging boards.

Production of these tissue, paper and board grades is growing in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and the Middle East region, and the new plant is well suited to serve Kemira’s highly valued customers in these markets.

“Estella plant utilizes the most advanced production technologies, ensuring the highest purity and efficiency wet strength resins on the market”, says Eric Padovani, Senior Manager, Marketing, Pulp & Paper, EMEA. “This is vital for meeting the present and upcoming standards required by the tissue, paper and board industry in even the most stringent countries such as Germany.