Finnish sustainable textile pioneer Spinnova and the world’s largest pulp producer Suzano have officially opened their first commercial-scale facility producing wood-based SPINNOVA® fibre. Operated by Woodspin – Spinnova and Suzano’s joint venture – the plant will produce 1,000 tonnes of sustainable, recyclable and fully biodegradable textile fibre from responsibly-grown wood each year. This facility marks […]
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According to the Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá), Brazil’s pulp production for the first quarter of 2023 increased by 2.6%, while the volume of exports grew by 12.9% compared to the same period in 2022. Paper production hit 2.7 million tons in the first quarter. “The cultivated trees sector continues in its purpose of providing environmentally […]
In January 2023, the average price for lumber exported from Brazil slipped 3% compared to the previous month at $279 per m3. This is 11% less than a year ago when it was $312. The exports of lumber from Brazil slipped 1.1% year-on-year to 211.1 thousand m3 in January.
Suzano announced the creation of a new company focused entirely on the restoration, conservation and preservation of forests in Brazil. The new entity includes other major companies Itaú Unibanco, Marfrig, Rabobank, Santander and Vale. The company’s mission over the next 20 years is to restore and protect four million hectares of native forest in some […]
Ahlstrom perpetuates its 50-year commitment and support to the global Filtration industry by investing EUR 2 million in a new laminator at the Louveira plant, in Brazil. With a planned installation in 2023, the equipment is expected to be fully operational by Q1 2024. This strategic growth initiative will expand manufacturing capabilities at Louveira plant. […]
In July 2022, Brazil’s plywood exports to the U.S. fell by 62% year-on-year to 66 thousand m3. Plywood deliveries from Brazil to Mexico decreased by 14% to 15 thousand m3, deliveries to Italy fell by 38% to 11 thousand m3. In July, the total volume of plywood exports from Brazil fell by 40% year-on-year to […]