When time and place matter

Logistics can be organized in a myriad of ways. The main thing is to deliver the goods to the right place at the right time safely and reliably. Sales and Logistics Manager Yrjö Lundell, in…

Product safety expert to Mietoinen

Raija Savolainen, D.Sc. (Tech.), has joined our team in Mietoinen as a product safety expert, starting in the position on 2 May 2016. Before this, Raija worked at Raisio Chemicals in product development for the…

Riding a bear to work and adding potato to paper

[caption id="attachment_7682" align="alignright" width="251"] Lapua’s coat of arms. Bad-ass design, wouldn’t you say?[/caption] Lapua’s coat of arms. Bad-ass design, wouldn’t you say? A well-built man is riding a bear, with his fair hair blowing in…

Being ready for a swift replacement

When agriculture is plagued by drought or heavy rains, raw-material prices tend to skyrocket. Being prepared for rapid changes is critical – and the Swedish SCA is prepared. In dry summers, farming is at the…

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PrimeSIZE – a result of versatile expertise

Spanning nearly three decades, the history of Chemigate’s hydrophobic sizing is rich in know-how and close customer collaboration. PrimeSIZE hydrophobic sizes are another example of Chemigate’s extensive expertise. Production is centralized in Kaipiainen, Finland, an…

Tarmo Korpela has started with us as Product Development Chemist

Tarmo Korpela has started with us as a Product Development Chemist on the 7th of December. He will strengthen our resources in the Green Opportunities product line development. Tarmo is originally from Kauhajoki and he…

Potato-starch campaign – hectic timetables and meticulous planning

Finnamyl Oy and Lapuan Peruna Oy produce potato starch for Chemigate Oy from potatoes grown by their own contract farmers. The starch is delivered to the paper industry for further processing, used as a raw…

Milestones from Chemigate’s history

The story of Chemigate began in spring 2009 when BASF acquired Ciba, along with its starch operations, and the managers of the starch unit started actively looking into purchasing these business activities from the new…

Chemigate and Altia had a development day on the Valsörarna islands

[caption id="attachment_7538" align="alignright" width="300"] Altia’s and Chemigate’s strike team.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7537" align="alignright" width="300"] Who would have guessed that there is a lighthouse on the Valsörarna built by the same bureau that later became known for…