AkzoNobel sells paper chemicals business to Kemira

July 2014
Chemical Week;7/14/2014, Vol. 176 Issue 19, p14
Trade Publication
The article discusses chemical company AkzoNobel's sale of its paper chemicals business to chemical industry group Kemira in 2014, excluding its pulp bleaching and its colloidal silica businesses. Comments from Kemira president and chief executive officer (CEO) Jari Rosendal, AkzoNobel CEO Ton Büchner, and AkzoNobel’s executive committee member Werner Fuhrmann on AkzoNobel's portfolio, AkzoNobel's business strategy, and Kemira's diversification, respectively, are presented.


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