Kemira announces $13.9M investment in Aberdeen


ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) — Chemical company Kemira is investing $13.9 million in an expansion of its dry polymer manufacturing operations in Aberdeen, Mississippi, 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, Kemira purchased the Aberdeen plant from 3F Chemica last July.

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