Kemira announces $13.9M investment in Aberdeen

May 15, 2014 10:34:13 AM

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ABERDEEN -- Chemical company Kemira is investing $13.9 million in an expansion of its dry polymer manufacturing operations in Aberdeen, creating six new jobs. 

 

The announcement came Wednesday a news release from the company and the state of Mississippi. 

 

The Mississippi Development Authority is providing assistance in support of the project for railroad improvements that will increase long-term capacity of the plant. The Monroe County Board of Supervisors is providing support in the form of local tax exemptions. 

 

Kemira Oil & Mining Vice President of Manufacturing Mike Villers says the company is examining the potential for additional product lines in the future. 

 

Kemira, a Finnish company, purchased the Aberdeen plant from 3F Chemica last July.