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For the second consecutive year, Fibria ranked first place in the Pulp and Paper industry in the survey "Most Admired Companies in Brazil", sponsored by CartaCapital magazine in partnership with Officina Sophia Consultants. The survey was carried out with about…
Last modified on Wednesday, 10 November 2010 08:45
An extensive maintenance shutdown is in progress at UPM's Fray Bentos pulp mill. The preparations for the shutdown started already on 13 October 2010. The mill is to be restarted as previously estimated on 10 November 2010. The shutdown was…
Last modified on Monday, 18 October 2010 10:44
Thursday, 30 September 2010 14:00

Export revenues back to near pre-crisis levels

As economic activity picked up and world consumption rebounded, the pulp and paper industry ended the first five months of the year posting 45.7% growth of export revenues, according to the Brazilian Pulp and Paper Association (Bracelpa). Traditional markets such…
Metso will perform service and restoration of one recovery boiler at Arauco pulp mill for Celulosa Arauco y Constitucíon S. A. The boiler was damaged during the earthquake eruption in Chile in February 2010. The total value of the order…
Cerflor, the Brazilian Forest Certification Programme, has submitted its revised system, which includes the forest management standards for native forests as well as for planted forests, for PEFC endorsement. Stakeholders globally are invited to comment on the national scheme by…
Ahlstrom, a global leader in nonwowens and specialty papers, today announces the completion of an investment to increase the speed of an off-line coater at its Jacareì plant in Brazil. The higher speed of the coater will markedly increase the…
Last modified on Friday, 26 June 2015 13:54
Imerys announces the signing of an agreement with the Brazilian group Vale to acquire its 86.2% stake in the Brazilian company Pará Pigmentos S.A. (PPSA), as well as mining rights in Pará State for a total price of approximately USD…
Eucalyptus log prices in Brazil have gone up 25% the past year, almost reaching the global average hardwood fiber price index in the 1Q/2010, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly The supply and demand for Eucalyptus logs in Brazil has been…
Last modified on Friday, 06 August 2010 07:45
Thursday, 29 July 2010 15:02

Uruguay Seeks International Recognition

Uruguay has become the latest Latin American country to submit its national forest certification scheme for PEFC endorsement. As part of the independent assessment, stakeholders globally are invited to submit feedback and comments on the Uruguayan Forest Certification Scheme before…
Last modified on Thursday, 29 July 2010 10:03
Metso has started the investment in new facilities in Araucaria, Parana state, in southeastern Brazil. The investment will improve Metso’s competitiveness in serving the pulp and paper and power generation industries, and thus strengthen its presence in emerging markets. At…
SCA is purchasing the Copamex baby diaper business in Mexico and Central America. The purchase price is equivalent to approximately USD 50m on a debt-free basis.Copamex produces well-known baby diaper brands Dry Kids for the Mexican market and Tessy Babies…
Last modified on Tuesday, 12 July 2016 05:44
CMPC’s board approved the replacement of one of the tissue paper machines at the Santa Anita mill located in Lima, for a new one with a higher production capacity. With this US$15 million investment, CMPC Tissue will reach to aproximally…
Last modified on Tuesday, 20 July 2010 10:15
Metso will deliver a front-end system, comprising wood handling and fiber preparation system, for fiber board production to Berneck, Curitibanos, Santa Catarina state in Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2011. The order value is below EUR…
Last modified on Friday, 16 July 2010 08:51
WACKER, the Munich-based chemical company, reorganizes its distribution network for silicone and polymer products in Chile to improve efficiency and to create crossregional synergies. As part of an ongoing optimization of WACKER’S distribution sales channels, Quimica Anders is to be…
Last modified on Thursday, 15 July 2010 10:43
The portfolio of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) was received with great interest at ExpoPrint Latin America 2010, which took place from June 23 to 29 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company exhibited a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art technologies and services…