GE, Kemira partnership to bring water technology to pulp & paper industry

GE has announced a formal distribution agreement with Kemira that combines GE's advanced water technology with Kemira's on-site services to deliver a seamless offering to the global pulp and paper industry.

TREVOSE, PA, March 11, 2015 -- Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced a formal distribution agreement with Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries.

The new agreement combines GE's advanced water technology with Kemira's on-site services to deliver a seamless offering to the global pulp and paper industry.

For the first time, GE's newest and most advanced boiler and utility area cooling product technologies as well as membrane cleaning chemistry and the entire chemistry water portfolio is now available to the pulp and paper industry.

Also included are the remote monitoring and diagnostics products -- including the InSight Knowledge Management Solution and TrueSense -- and Novus polymers for wastewater treatment.

Pulp and paper manufacturers will also have access to experts at GE's Service Reliability Center for 24-hour monitoring and support, all backed by both GE and Kemira on-site expertise.

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About GE Power & Water


GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world's most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. For more information, visit www.gepower.com.

About Kemira

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries. The company provides expertise, application know-how and chemicals that improve customers' water, energy and raw material efficiency. Kemira's focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas, mining, and water treatment. In 2014, it had annual revenue of EUR 2.1 billion and around 4,250 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. For more information, visit www.kemira.com.

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