SAO PAULO, April 28, 2015 (RISI) - Brazil's largest packaging paper and corrugated board producer completed in April a Real 15 million ($5 million) debottlenecking project at its Piracicaba recycled containerboard mill, in São Paulo state, southeast Brazil. The project involved a revamp of Piracicaba's sole paper machine (PM) No. 21, increasing its capacity by 15,000 tonnes/yr to around 105,000 tonnes/yr of recycled liner and fluting.Read more
SAO PAULO, April 27, 2015 (RISI) - Brazilian largest packaging paper and corrugated board producer Klabin announced its greenfield 1.5 million tonnes/yr Puma pulp project was 58% complete as of Mar. 31. The new pulp mill is being constructed at Ortigueira city, in Paraná state, southern Brazil, and will produce hardwood and softwood pulp.Read more
ZURICH, Switzerland, Nov. 4, 2014 (Press Release) -ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will supply a 34.5kV power distribution system, based on gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) technology, for Klabin's major new pulp mill being constructed in Ortigueira (Paraná State), Brazil. The contract, booked in the second quarter of 2014, is valued at $20 million and includes design, supply, commissioning and startup services.Read more
SAO PAULO, Oct. 27, 2014 (Press Release) -
Result means an increase of 9.4% over 2010;
Company has a goal to raise rate to 88% in up to five years.
Klabin, concerned with its use of direct and indirect energy, reached a usage rate of 86.7% of renewable sources in 2013 in the generation of electricity in its energy matrix. The target of the company is to achieve a rate of 88% by 2017 and it has made the improvement of energy efficiency in its plants a priority.Read more