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AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals business has completed the expansion of a Chemical Island in Brazil to support a major project for Brazilian forestry company Fibria. The world's leading producer of eucalyptus pulp from planted forests, Fibria has invested $2.2 billion to…
Last modified on Friday, 20 October 2017 10:14
Sustainability is in Klabin's DNA, and to sustain its investments in these practices, the company recently (September 2017) raised funds in the international market through its first issue of green bonds amounting to around R$ 1.6 billion, maturing in 10…
Valmet will supply a Valmet Brown Stock Quality Analyzer (Valmet Kappa Q1) for CMPC Celulosa in Santa Fe, Chile for its fiber line 1 producing ECF (Elemental Chlorine Free) bleached eucalyptus pulp. To be installed in the blow line of…
The results for exports and production from the planted tree sector are positive for the first eight months of 2017. In comparison with this same period last year, exports of pulp rose 4.9%, wood panels 30.4%, and paper 0.6%. This…
Agreement between Recard and Grand Bay Paper and Care Products Group for the installation of a new paper mill in Guatemala To be able to meet the growing demand in the different markets of the Latin-American area and pursue a…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has completed start-up of key production technologies and equipment for Fibria’s new pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. All ANDRITZ processes were started up successfully on schedule. ANDRITZ successfully started up a…
WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced plans to build a new corrugated box plant in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo to meet growing demand from WestRock’s regional customers in South America. “WestRock’s corrugated packaging business in Brazil continues to…
Valmet has completed the annual shutdown of Klabin S.A. Monte Alegre paper mill in Brazil successfully. The agreement covered the entire shutdown project from planning and execution to a safe start-up. The shutdown took place between April 24 - May…
Metso has received recognition for promoting safety at the worksites of Codelco and Anglo American in Chile. Metso has been able to improve the safety of operations at both sites by developing and implementing innovative safety enhancements. The award from…
Last modified on Thursday, 27 July 2017 10:39
The trade balance for the Brazilian planted tree industry reached US$2.9 billion from January to May of 2017, growth of 4.9% compared to the same period last year. During the year, the sector accumulated total exports of US$ 3.3 billion,…
Pulp production grew 5.1% in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year, totaling 6.32 million tons against 6.02 million in 2016. In the wood panels segment, exports are in the spotlight with a growth of…
The GapCon high end Tissue machine EconSOFT ERS, installed in Papelera Samseng (Argentina), with its standalone Extended Nip Module EconPRESS NExT, the unique design in the tissue field, is operating over 1.550 mpm from almost a month. The first performance…
Valmet has been trusted as supplier for the rebuild of Alas Dorada's PM4 in El Salvador. The main target for the rebuild is to raise production capacity by increasing press dryness, and enable improved paper quality as a second stage.…
Technological expertise will be on display as Fabio Perini Brazil demonstrates its complete solution capabilities for the South American tissue converting market when Tissue World convenes in Sao Paulo, Brazil from May 31 to June 2. Fabio Perini Brazil is…
Pulp production recorded 3.0% growth in the first quarter of 2017, totaling 4.69 million tons against the 4.55 million tons recorded in the same period of last year. In the paper sector, the surplus continues with exports that reached a…
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