SAO PAULO, July 31, 2015 (Press Release) -FIBRIA CELULOSE S.A. announces the contracting of important service and equipment packages for the Horizonte 2 project, which will increase the production capacity of the Três Lagoas Unit, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul.
The Company contracted Andritz Group to supply the wood yard, pulp line (cooking, washing and bleaching), drying machine, recovery boiler, evaporation, caustification and lime kiln package. To date, Fibria has also negotiated the supply of infrastructure, turbogenerators (Siemens), construction management (Time Now), automatic valves (Flowserve), centrifugal pumps (Sulzer), the entire electricity transmission and distribution system (Asea Brown Boveri - ABB), which includes the primary substation, motors, Motor Control Center (MCC) and transformer, and BOP - Balance of Plant (Pöyry). As is normal in this type of negotiation, the amounts of the contracts remain confidential.
As a result of these contracts, the Company is moving ahead with the execution of the Horizonte 2 project, which is scheduled to startup in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Fibria deems it appropriate to announce this notice to the market, underlining its commitment to transparency with its shareholders and investors.