FinnChem USA maintains its production and research and development operations in North America. It provides sodium chlorate, which is an oxidant used especially in acid solutions. The company utilizes sodium chlorate for on-site production of chlorine-dioxide, which is a key bleaching agent for chemical pulping process. FinnChem USA serves clients in the agriculture, mining, and pulp and paper industries. It also offers aqueous solution deliveries to customers. FinnChem USA is a part of Finnish Chemicals, which is a global supplier of chemical solutions and intermediates to a variety of customers in the life sciences, chemical, crop protection and water treatment industries.