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Thursday, 16 July 2015 12:16

SCA invests in Brazil

SCA is set to invest approximately SEK 650m in a new production facility in Brazil for the manufacture of incontinence products. Production is scheduled to commence in 2016. Through an acquisition made in 2011, SCA established a presence in the…
UPM has received recognition from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for its exemplary forest management practices. The recognition was conferred by the Forestry General Direction of Uruguay as part of a National Workshop titled “Methodological…
The Colombian competition authority is conducting an anti-trust inquiry that includes the company Productos Familia S.A. The company is listed on the Colombian Stock Exchange. SCA owns 50% of Productos Familia S.A. “Free and undistorted competition is an important cornerstone…
Fitch Ratings has published its Latin America Pulp Dashboard. This dashboard explores key topics affecting the credit profiles of the major players within the Latin America market pulp industry. Items that are monitored in the report include: expectations of pulp…
The rebuild project in El Salvador for a major industrial group that has, for the time being, chosen to remain confidential, began in September 2014, when the machine was shipped from Italy to Central America. The start-up scheduled for April…
After two years of work, the new pulp line of CMPC Celulose Riograndense Ltda (CMPC) has been started-up according to schedule on May 3rd, 2015. The delivery agreement of the key technology for the new pulp line was signed by…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Suzano Papel e Celulose to upgrade the paper machine at the Suzano mill in São Paulo. After the rebuild, the plant will produce both eucalyptus fluff pulp and coated/uncoated wood-free paper.…
Metso is opening a new valve and field device service center in Querétaro, Mexico. The new service center offers the latest technology and know-how to carry out high-quality maintenance and repair work on Metso and third-party devices, such as valves,…
AkzoNobel is exploring new ways of increasing business value by piloting a unique four dimensional approach. The so-called 4D method looks at the whole value chain and is designed to measure both positive and negative environmental, human, social and financial…
Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, has announced that its operation in Brazil has been selected to supply all ball sector control valves, ball valves and butterfly valves…
Port celebrates its 30th anniversary having handled nearly 85 million tons of pulp The specialized terminal Portocel (Terminal Especializado de Barra do Riacho), result of a partnership between two of the world's largest pulp producers (Fibria, with 51% interest and…
UPM and the Technological University of Uruguay (UTEC) have signed an agreement to build a new Regional Technological University (ITR) in Fray Bentos to advance technical skills and engineering expertise in rural Uruguay. The regional university will specialize in mechatronics,…
Celupaper S.A., part of Grupo Vual, South American leading regional player producing pulp and tissue, has signed a contract with Toscotec for a new PM3 tissue machine and a rebuilding of the existing PM2 at Papelera Nicaragua in Argentina. Vual…
Thursday, 27 November 2014 19:33

Stora Enso Executive Joins EcoPlanet Bamboo

EcoPlanet Bamboo Group continues its executive recruitment of world class individuals from the largest plantation forestry and fiber based manufacturing companies in the United States, Europe and Latin America with the hiring of Francisco Ferreira as Managing Director of EcoPlanet…
Fast-acting voltage regulation solution for stable and reliable power transmission at Puma project ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will supply a 34.5kV power distribution system, based on gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) technology, for Klabin’s major new pulp mill…
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