Kemira, a global chemicals company, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County, investing $20 million into the project.
Founded in 1920 and headquartered in Finland, Kemira has more than 4,900 employees worldwide. The company utilizes chemistry to add optimal quality; functionality and strength to paper and board products; ensure the safety and hygiene of water and food packaging; and maximize yield from energy resources.
“We greatly appreciate the opportunity to partner with Richland County officials on the expansion at our Eastover facility,” said Kemira Senior Vice President of Commercial – North America Billy Ford. “This investment in our plant demonstrates our long term commitment to the pulp and paper industry, our customers and the dedicated employees who work hard to make our business a success.”
Located at 191 Water Station Road in Eastover, S.C., the company’s expansion is expected to be completed in 2020.
Individuals interested in learning more about Kemira can visit https://www.kemira.com/company/.