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Stora Enso has appointed Juan Carlos Bueno, 42, to head the Group’s operations in Latin America and as a member of the Group Executive Team as of 1 April 2011. Juan Carlos Bueno is a native Colombian and has worked…
Pöyry's Industry business group has been awarded services contracts by Montes del Plata for the integration of a greenfield pulp mill in Punta Pereira, Uruguay. Montes del Plata is an equal share joint venture company between Arauco and Stora Enso.…
Metso and Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. are in advanced negotiations towards concluding a contract for the supply of all main pulp making technology for the 1.5 million tonnes greenfield pulp mill of Suzano Papel e Celulose, to be built…
UPM expands its nursery in Joroinen, Finland and builds a second nursery in Uruguay. These expansions secure the availability of high quality seedlings and seed material, which is the basis for successful tree cultivation both for the boreal forests as…
UPM Raflatac, one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive labelstock, will acquire Gumtac, the Brazilian labelstock coating and slitting business of BIC Group. Gumtac is located in Rio de Janeiro and employs approximately 35 people. “UPM Raflatac has in…
International technology Group ANDRITZ received an order to supply a fiber preparation system for the MDF plant of Arauco do Brasil S.A. in Jaguariaíva, Brazil. This will be the third ANDRITZ pressurized refining system to be installed for the Arauco…
International technology Group ANDRITZ and Montes del Plata, a joint venture company of Stora Enso and Arauco, are in advanced negotiations towards concluding a contract for supply of production technologies and equipment for the new pulp mill of Montes del…
Ahlstrom's Louveira plant in Brazil has resumed full production after the facility was hit by floods last month. During the shutdown Ahlstrom was able to supply its customers from Louveira's inventory, which was not damaged in the floods. Ahlstrom also…
Pöyry's Industry business group has been awarded an assignment by MWV Rigesa Ltda., Brazil for the expansion of its paperboard mill in Três Barras, Santa Catarina State, Brazil. The assignment consists of contracts for EPC Open Book of the Balance…
Metso will supply a new recovery boiler and evaporation plant for Eldorado Celulose e Papel S.A.’s new greenfield pulp mill investment in Três Lagoas, Brazil. The value of the order is not disclosed. The order will be included in Energy…
AkzoNobel has signaled its strategic intent to accelerate growth by investing close to €90 million in a new facility being built in Brazil. The plant, operated by the company’s Pulp and Paper Chemicals business, Eka Chemicals, will supply the world’s…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Eldorado Papel e Celulose Ltda. (Eldorado Brasil) to supply a complete fiberline and other major equipment for the new pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for the third…
In order to improve wood procurement options and to support self-sufficiency in wood supply to Fray Bentos pulp mill, UPM's plantation company Forestal Oriental has acquired about 25,000 hectares of land in Uruguay from a private land owner. The purchase…
The Metso-supplied tissue making line of SCA in Mexico came successfully on stream on November 15, 2010, at SCA’s greenfield mill site in Ciudad Sahagún, Hidalgo State, close to Mexico City. The new PM 1 line has an annual production…
Stora Enso’s and Arauco’s joint-venture company Montes del Plata will build a new state-of-the-art 1.3 million tonnes per year pulp mill at Punta Pereira, in the department of Colonia, Uruguay. The total investment is estimated to be approximately USD 1.9…