Tag Archives: Brazilian plywood

Klabin acquires Arauco’s forestry operation in Paraná, Brazil

The largest producer and exporter of packaging paper and sustainable paper packaging solutions in Brazil, Klabin announces the acquisition of Arauco’s forestry operation in Paraná. The investment of US$ 1.16 billion includes the purchase of 85,000 hectares of productive forest areas mostly in the State of Paraná and 31.5 million tons of standing wood (expected […]

Pulp Exports from Brazil Climb to USD 4.1 Billion in First Half 2023; China, North America Main Destinations

The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) reported that for the first half of 2023, pulp exports from Brazil increased by 8.2%, totaling USD 4.1 billion, driven by sales to China and North America (United States and Canada). The balance generated by pulp exports to China increased by 25.4% and to North America by 19.9% in the […]

COBAP completes PM1 modernization at mill in Brazil

Brazil’s COBAP completed the modernization process of its PM#1. Hergen has supplied a set of equipment for the modernization of the press section and the installation of a new drive concept for the drying section. The upgrade project provided by Hergen focused on increasing production capacity by increasing the dry content arriving to the drying […]

Bracell Begins Site Work for New Tissue Mill in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Bracell recently announced the start of civil works for the largest tissue mill in Latin America. The unit is being built next to Bracell’s pulp mill in Lencois Paulista (SP). In all, the company is investing R$ 5 billion in the city, R$ 2.5 billion of which in the construction of the tissue mill, which […]

Paper Excellence shares insights from discussion on EUDR

Paper Excellence participated in the “Wood you find it?” event hosted by FSC International in Brussels to discuss the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), approved in April by the European Parliament. Representatives of the European Commission responsible for the approved text, public policy makers, companies, NGOs and FSC leaders discussed together what are the biggest challenges […]

Brazil’s Production and Export of Pulp Increased in Q1 2023, China Remains Top Destination

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 […]

Russian plywood exports down 41% in 2022

Russian plywood exports decreased by 41% to 2 million m3 in 2022. The export value fell by 39% to $1,2 billion. Europe and the USA have been the main markets for Russian plywood exporters. However, exports to Europe were vastly reduced due to sanctions imposed on Russia in 2022, and U.S. export duty on Russian […]

Lumin to invest $136 million in new plywood mill in Uruguay

Lumin, a leading timberland, and forest products company, will invest approx. US$ 136 million to build its third industrial plant in Uruguay, which is expected to create more than 300 jobs and significantly increase the country’s sustainable plywood production. Following approval by Lumin’s Board of Directors, which includes representatives of the BTG Pactual Timberland Investment […]

Brazilian plywood exports to US fall 62% in July

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 […]