Kemira Expands Mobile, Alabama, Manufacturing Hub

Finland-based Kemira, a polymer producer serving the pulp and paper, oil and gas, and water treatment industries, is investing $70.8 million to expand production at its facility in Mobile, Alabama.

According to state officials, the project will create an additional 20 jobs, growing Kemira’s Mobile workforce by 32 percent, to handle new process operations, increased logistics and the support functions at the site.

“For Kemira this investment is an important step towards the growth objectives outlined in our strategy. It also secures our position as a leading global polymer producer and demonstrates our continued commitment to the oil and gas industry,” said Pedro Materan, Senior Vice President, Oil & Gas, at Kemira.

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Shelly Jo Jacobs

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