Kemira profits take a hit

Gibson, Jane
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/12/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 53, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline in the 2006 fourth-quarter operating profit of Kemira. Titanium dioxide production losses were partly responsible for the profit drop, after a power failure at the company's Pori plant in Finland. The water chemicals division reported a 49 percent increase in operating profit while revenue in the coatings sector rose by 21 percent after Kemira acquired a Russian paint company.


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