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Andreas Birmoser is Veracel’s new CEO

SAO PAULO, March 27, 2018 (PPI Latin America) –Andreas Birmoser assumed on Feb. 26 the position of CEO at Brazilian bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp producer Veracel. The company is a 50/50 joint venture between ...

CMPC reorganizes tissue business targeting growth

SAO PAULO, March 27, 2018 (PPI Latin America) –Chilean pulp and paper producer CMPC has concluded a management reorganization of its tissue business in order to get ready for a new expansion cycle. Instead of ...

Chilean P&P exports drop 3% in 2017; climb in January

Chilean P&P exports drop 3% in 2017; climb in January SAO PAULO, March 27, 2018 (PPI Latin America) –The latest statistics released by Chile’s Forest Institute (Infor) show that the country’s pulp and paper exports ...

Eldorado raises BEK pulp prices in April

SAO PAULO, March 27, 2018 (PPI Latin America) –Brazilian bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp supplier Eldorado has set a new $10-20/tonne price increase, effective for its April sales. According to the company, the move is ...

Empaques Nova fires up PM; to start new box plant in May

SAO PAULO, March 27, 2018 (PPI Latin America) –Empaques Nova has started up its first containerboard machine at its Umán plant, in Yucatán state, southeastern Mexico. The new 250 m width paper machine (PM) started ...

Arauco’s EBITDA surges 32.6% in 4Q

SAO PAULO, March 20, 2018 (PPI Latin America) –Chilean pulp producer Arauco reported net revenues of $1.3 billion in the last quarter of 2017, 9.1% higher than the same period of the previous year. The ...
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