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Norske Skog has entered into an agreement to sell the remaining 49% of the shares in Norske Skog Pisa in Brazil to Papeles Bio Bio SA (formerly Norske Skog Bio Bio) which is controlled by Group BO / Pathfinder, a…
Suzano Papel e Celulose's new pulp mill located in Imperatriz, Maranhão, Brazil was started up at the end of December 2013. The mill is the first complete pulp mill supplied by Valmet in South America.   The project was started in…
Sulzer PumpsPumps  received an order to supply more than 400 pumps and agitators to CMPC CeluloseMixed element/text selection Riograndense S.A. (CMPC), one of the largest forestry-based companies in Latin America. The order is one of the biggest project orders to…
Friday, 03 January 2014 08:00

Suzano starts up BEK pulp mill in brazil

Brazil's pulp and paper company Suzano kicks off production at the Maranhão pulp unit near the city of Imperatriz. The new mill adds 1.5 million tpy to wolrdwide BEK pulp capacity. Suzano Papel e Celulose has commenced bleached eucalyptus kraft…
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…
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