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Voith to participate and sponsor activities at Fastmarkets RISI’s Virtual Latin American Conference 2020, from August 10-13

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Voith to participate and sponsor activities at Fastmarkets RISI’s Virtual Latin American Conference 2020, from August 10-13

August 06, 2020 - 11:02
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SAO PAULO, Aug. 6, 2020 (Press Release) -Voith will be participating and sponsoring activities at the Fastmarkets RISI’s Virtual Latin American Conference as one of the event’s sponsors. Scheduled for August 10-13, the digital meeting will welcome leading companies in the Latin American and global pulp and paper industry.

On Monday 10, Marcos Scheil Goncalves will be representing Toscotec, a company of the Voith Group, on a panel debating the question “How is the COVID-19 affecting the Latin American tissue industry? Are these changes permanent?”

Maria Knauer and Renan Fusco, both speaking directly from Germany, will be Voith's participants on the panel “Making our world better with paper in the digitization era”, scheduled for Wednesday, August 12. Voith will also be the exclusive sponsor of the panel “Packaging and sustainability trends for a post-COVID world”, which will be held on the same day.

The new format of the Virtual Latin American Conference 2020 held by Fastmarkets RISI pledges to offer the same experience as an in-person event. Viewers may choose to follow the panel presentations live or on demand.

The on-line format will also allow people who would be unable to attend the event to join in. Participants will also be able to ask questions and participate in the remote round tables.

To find out how you can register for the Virtual Latin American Conference 2020, visit the event website:

About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & auto-motive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the large family-owned companies in Europe.

The Group Division Voith Paper is part of the Voith Group. As the full-line supplier to the paper industry, it provides the largest range of technologies, services, components and products on the market and offers paper manufacturers solutions from one single source. The company’s continuous stream of innovations takes papermaking to the next level and facilitates resource-conserving production. With its Servolution concept, Voith offers its customers tailored service solutions for all sections of the production process. Voith Papermaking 4.0 ensures that equipment is optimally connected, while the secure use of generated data enables paper manufacturers to improve plant availability and efficiency.