SAO PAULO, March 20, 2018 (PPI Latin America) -Moving on with its strategy to offer innovative forestry-based products, Brazil's largest packaging paper producer Klabin has recently acquired a 12.5% share in the Israeli startup Melodea Bio Based Solutions for $2.5 million. The idea behind the deal is to scale up in two or three years a technology for the extraction of cellulose nanocrystalline (CNC) – a sub-product from pulp production that the company expects to at least partially substitute for polyethylene use in packaging solutions in the near-future.Read more
SAO PAULO, Feb. 20, 2018 (PPI Latin America) -Brazilian pulp and packaging paper producer Klabin has acquired for $2.5 million a 12.5% share in the Israeli startup Melodea Bio Based Solutions, a pioneer in the technology for extracting cellulose nanocrystalline (CNC).
Klabin stated that the deal will strengthen its efforts in the areas of research, development and innovation, using CNC's applications to make stronger paper and packaging, 100% recyclable and that can leverage new business opportunities for forestry products.Read more
SAO PAULO, Feb. 8, 2018 (Press Release) -Further advancing its innovation strategy, Brazilian pulp and packaging paper producer Klabin announced this week the acquisition of a 12.5% interest in the Israeli startup Melodea Bio Based Solutions, a pioneer in the technology for extracting cellulose nanocrystalline (CNC), a 100% biobased and renewable product.Read more
SAO PAULO, March 6, 2015 (RISI) -A decision over the use of genetic modified (GM) eucalyptus plantations in Brazil was postponed after protesters disrupted and occupied a meeting organized by the Brazilian National Technical Biosafety Commission (CTNBio). The Mar. 5 session had convened to decide whether to approve the use of three new GM species in the country, two corn varieties and one GM eucalyptus, named as H421.Read more
"We will produce 1.4 million tonnes of pulp in 2013 and 90% of that volume will be exported through Santos," Eldorado said in a statement.Read more