AkzoNobel starts €80 million Imperatriz Chemical Island in Brazil

AkzoNobel starts operations at Imperatriz Chemical Island, Brazil

5:20 AM, 13th May 2014
AkzoNobel business news

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: AkzoNobel’s new €80 million Imperatriz Chemical Island in Brazil is now operational and has started supplying the Suzano Maranhao Pulp Mill in northern Brazil. Imperatriz facility represents AkzoNobel’s second major investment in the Brazilian Pulp Industry within a two-year time frame. The facility operated by the company’s Pulp and Performance Chemicals business, will supply, store and handle all chemicals for the 1.5 million tonne per year Suzano mill under an agreement which runs for the next 15 years.

“AkzoNobel is proud to be involved in this prestigious project, we strive to provide innovative and sustainable solutions that meet our customers’ operational needs,” said Werner Fuhrmann, the member of the Executive Committee responsible for Specialty Chemicals, AkzoNobel.

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