Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Cellulose producer Bahia Pulp restarts line 1 activities
Cellulose producer Bahia Pulp restarts line 1 activities
17
Jun '09
Bahia Pulp restarted the operation of one of its production lines of specialty cellulose, halted in November last year. With the restart up of the line, which has capacity for 115 thousand tons, the company recovers its volume of annual production, estimated at up to 500 thousand tons. "The market is warming up again and this is the reason for the restart up of the line 1 activities”, says Sérgio Kilpp, Bahia Pulp's director of Sales and Marketing.

"The increase of the purchase and improvement of the external market were crucial factors to that decision", said Kilpp. According to him, the scenario has changed. "Asia, our main market, is buying again and has made us restart our activities completely".

The company invested R$ 6 million in the reform and maintenance of the line and called 32 employees who had their work contracts suspended in January to assume their activities again. Moreover, other 25 people were hired since March.

During the stoppage of line 1, Bahia Pulp continued its activities with line 2, which began operations in June 2008, with capacity to produce up to 385 thousand tons of specialty cellulose per year.

Bahia Pulp is Latin America's only producer of high purity cellulose, and the most modern in the world. Joining technology, high quality standards and respect for communities and the environment, the company serves many industrial segments, contributing to the well-being and quality of life for millions of people throughout the world.

Sateri International Group is a leading integrated manufacturer of dissolving pulp and viscose fibers, with production facilities in strategic locations around the world and a global customer base.

Bahia Pulp


Must ReadView All

UK retailers may face extra £190 mn in business rates

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Sep 2018

UK retailers may face extra £190 mn in business rates

Retailers in the UK are likely to face an extra £190 million on their ...

Courtesy: EFI

Textiles | On 21st Sep 2018

Digital textile printing expected to grow at 20% CAGR

Digital textile printing is at this time about 3-4 per cent of all...

Bangladesh demands better prices for garment items from US

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Sep 2018

Bangladesh demands better prices for garment items from US

Bangladesh sought better prices for its exports, especially garments, ...

Interviews View All

Nitin Bhatia, Trend Arrest

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli, Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Frank Gossmann, Rotorcraft AG

Frank Gossmann
Rotorcraft AG

‘RT3 motto is: Do not check millimetres, check colours.’

Rikesh Mistry,

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Sarah Perkins,

Sarah Perkins

Fairfax, Virginia-based Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is a...

Hardik Sanghvi,

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Ashok Desai, Bombay Textile Research Association

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Pierre Wiertz, EDANA

Pierre Wiertz
EDANA

Pierre Wiertz talks about the vast world of sustainable nonwovens and...

Ray Baughman, University of Texas -Dallas

Ray Baughman
University of Texas -Dallas

<div>A team of scientists and researchers have discovered twistrons,...

Cigdem Akin, Cigdem Akin

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rajesh Pratap Singh

Rajesh Pratap Singh
Rajesh Pratap Singh

<div>Ace fashion designer <b>Rajesh Pratap Singh</b> has used Tencel to...

Madhu Jain, Madhu Jain

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


September 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search