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The sixth biennial international CEOs Roundtable organized by the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) took place in São Paulo, Brazil on the 7th June 2013.  More than 50 CEOs and association leaders from around the world met…
Metso has signed a letter of intent with CMPC Celulose Riograndense S.A. to supply key technology for CMPC’s Guaíba II pulp line in Brazil. The new pulp line, which is an expansion to the existing Guaíba pulp mill, will have…
Venezuela's National Assembly has made moves to wipe up a situation that has kept the South American nation running low on toilet paper. In an effort to relieve a chronic shortage of the vital bathroom hygienic product, lawmakers in Caracas…
Thursday, 16 May 2013 12:00

Venezuela is running out of toilet paper

Venezuela: First milk, butter, coffee and cornmeal ran short. Now Venezuela is running out of the most basic of necessities — toilet paper. Blaming political opponents for the shortfall, as it does for other shortages, the embattled socialist government says…
Metso will expand its global service network by opening a new service center to serve Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A.'s 1.5-million-tonne greenfield pulp mill in Maranhão, northeastern Brazil. The service center will supply roll grinding and other maintenance services, and…
The Ministry of Health is to remove from the market, the four brands of toilet tissue found to be contaminated. At the Jamaica House press briefing held at the Office of the Prime Minister on Wednesday, April 17, Permanent Secretary…
Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:00

Kadant Acquires Licensee in Brazil

Kadant Inc. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Companhia Brasileira de Tecnologia Industrial (CBTI) for approximately Brazilian reals (BRL) 16 million in cash, or USD $8 million. CBTI is a long-time licensee of Kadant’s doctoring, cleaning, filtration,…
White Martins, the Brazil-based subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has started up a new air separation plant in the state of Mato Grosso, in Brazil’s fast growing Midwest region. As part of a long-term contract, Praxair will supply Eldorado…
Metso has started up the first AshLeach Duo at a pulp mill in South America. The AshLeach Duo provides efficient removal of non process elements without the need for steam or sulfuric acid. The new system maintains all operational flexibility…
Uruguay's President Jose Mujica, speaking without realising a microphone was on, has insulted Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her late husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner. "This old lady is worse than the cross-eyed man," Mr Mujica, 77, said,…
Rapidly spreading port strikes in export-dependent Chile are taking a growing toll on copper, fruit and wood pulp shipments in the world's leading red metal producer, mining and export sources told Reuters on Wednesday. The Angamos port in Mejillones launched…
Significant capacity expansion plans in South America are set to add between 20 to 30 million metric tons of chemical pulp to the global forest, paper, and packaging (FP&P) market by 2020. This is according to the2013 Global forest, paper,…
Awareness Regarding Environmental Impact and Product Final Quality is Expect to Drive the MarketThe research service focuses on the Brazilian pulp and paper chemicals market, including main products regarding pulping, bleaching, finishing, and coating processing. The analyzed pulp and paper…
Metso's Process Optimization Business Solution enables Klabin to significantly improve at the mill level production efficiency, increase synergy between different areas inside its mills, improve safety as well as reduce Klabin's environmental footprint. Brazil's packaging paper producer Klabin has continued…
The new Advantage NTT production line will provide high product quality and flexibility Metso will supply the Chilean Forestal y Papelera Concepción S.A. with an Advantage NTT 200 tissue production line for their mill close to Concepción. The packaging board…