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Declining costs for sawlogs and pulplogs in Brazil and Chile over the past few years have made the forest industry in the two countries quite competitive. In the 2Q/13, pulplog prices in both countries were among the lowest in the…
Kemira and Bauminas have signed a contract according to which Kemira sells its Brazilian iron and aluminium coagulant business to Bauminas. The deal includes coagulant business related assets, liabilities and personnel of Kemira WaterSolutions Brazil Ltda and shares of Nheel…
Last modified on Thursday, 05 December 2013 08:33
The leading packaging corporation Grupo Gondi, Mexico has made the decision to purchase an L&W Autoline 400 system from Lorentzen & Wettre for its mill Empaques Modernos Guadalajara, through Lorentzen & Wettres representative, IVF y Asociados, SA de CV. Empaques…
Last modified on Thursday, 28 November 2013 12:09
Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, announces that the European Commission and the Brazilian competition authority CADE have approved Perusa Group as the buyer for Ahlstrom's pre-impregnated décor papers and abrasive paper backings businesses. The divestment is made…
Last modified on Friday, 26 June 2015 14:02
The world’s first Advantage NTT tissue line has been succesfully started up in Fabrica de Papel San Francisco’s mill in Mexicali, Mexico. The new line is Fabrica de Papel San Francisco’s third tissue machine supplied by Metso’s Pulp, Paper and…
For the second consecutive year, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) was honored as Best Chemical Supplier of the Year for the Pulp and Paper segment by the Brazilian Pulp & Paper Association (ABTCP) at its annual awards dinner October 9, 2013.…
Last modified on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 12:06
Metso’s Pulp, Paper and Power business, the future Valmet, and Celulosa Arauco y Constitución S.A. have signed an agreement to upgrade and repair a power boiler at Constitución mill in Chile. The order is included in Metso’s Pulp, Paper and…
Finland's Stora Enso cut the 2014 production target for its new pulp plant in Uruguay after a fresh delay to its start date, raising concerns the company's shift from the weak printing paper market to products like tissues will take…
The Argentine Foreign ministry denied on Friday it had given a two-day ultimatum to Uruguay to suspend the decision allowing the controversial Botnia/UPM pulp mill a production expansion and also demanded an immediate return to bilateral negotiations. However the two…
Last modified on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 08:08
Integrated online machine condition monitoring enables the mill to fully benefit from intelligent maintenance services that will deliver improved uptime and productivity. Brazilian pulp and paper company Suzano has ordered a Metso DNA Machine Condition Monitoring system for its Maranhão…
Last modified on Friday, 04 October 2013 22:47
The State of Uruguay has granted permission for UPM Fray Bentos mill to increase its annual pulp production from the current 1.1 million to 1.2 million tonnes. “The decision demonstrates the State of Uruguay’s continuing support to the development of…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 07:03

Fitch Affirms CMPC's Ratings

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following ratings for Empresas CMPC S.A. (CMPC): --Foreign and local currency IDR's at 'BBB+'; --Long-term national scale ratings at 'AA (cl)' --Short-term national scale ratings at 'F1+ (cl)' --Primera Clase Nivel equity rating at '1…
Uruguay’s largest pulp mill UPM announced that it will be making final checks of the plant’s equipment in the rest of the week, following on annual maintenance work, but production is not scheduled to resume until the Finnish company receives…
Last modified on Thursday, 03 October 2013 07:57
Voith Paper has won the order to supply a complete tissue processing line to Celulosa Argentina in Argentina. The system, to be supplied as a Process Line Package (PLP), will go on stream in Capitán Bermúdez (about 300 km to…
Last modified on Thursday, 03 October 2013 07:55
Metso's automation business has been recognized by the Brazilian Pulp and Paper Technical Association (ABTCP) with the award of "Top supplier of automation for the pulp and paper industry". The voting phase included professionals from the sector and a strict…