SAO PAULO, June 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Between June 20 and 22, Klabin will participate in the 25th Hortitec, Brazil’s largest technical fair targeted at the farm produce sector, to be held in Holambra in the interior region of São Paulo state. Along with EcoKraft, the company will showcase its recyclable corrugated board packaging for the farm produce segment.Read more
SAO PAULO, June 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Klabin is one of the exhibitors at the 44th Expocitros and the 40th Citriculture Week, organized simultaneously by the Sylvio Moreira Citriculture Center until June 8, in Cordeirópolis in the interior region of São Paulo. The company is showcasing its recyclable corrugated board packaging solutions for the agricultural produce segment, especially citrus fruits.Read more
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, March 14, 2018 (Press Release) -Klabin’s Beekeeping and Meliponiculture Program has recently expanded its activities to the cities of Otacílio Costa, Santa Catarina, and Angatuba, São Paulo, where the company already has forest and industrial operations. With this expansion, the program now includes 49 beekeepers and 78 apiaries, with another 24 partners expected to be added from the two new cities by the end of 2018, to reach more than 100 apiaries, spread over forests in 12 cities in the states of Paraná, São Paulo and Santa Catarina.Read more
SAO PAULO, March 13, 2018 (Press Release) -From March 13 to 15, Klabin takes part in the 24th Intermodal South America 2018 to be held in São Paulo Expo, inpartnership with the Port Administration of Paranaguá and Antonina (APPA). The company will reinforce its goal of promoting business deals and partnerships that favor the development of the logistics and foreign trade sectors, especially Brazil’s logistics infrastructure and investments in technology and planning.Read more
SAO PAULO, March 7, 2018 (Press Release) -2018 Maintenance Shutdown has already created 250 jobs in Ortigueira and Telêmaco Borba.
Klabin’s Puma Unit located in Ortigueira, Paraná, is preparing for the 2018 Maintenance Shutdown. This year, more than 4,000 maintenance services, needed to ensure the safe operation of the plant, will be conducted from March 10 to 21. Maintenance Shutdown is mandatory for companies having machinery that functions under pressure, such as boilers and digesters.Read more
MIKKELI, Finland , March 5, 2018 (Press Release) -The big paper and board producer Klabin has awarded Savcor A Trimble Company with a Wedge order for its Ortigueira Mill in Brazil.
According to Process Engineering and Development Coordinator Claudio Ferreria, Ortigueira mill had a need for a special and reliable tool to improve its process data analysis. The mill has a high automation level, which increases the number of tags to be evaluated. It makes more difficult to handle the big data in a common data analytics tools.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