Brazil’s Suzano to invest nearly US$3 billion in new pulp mill in Mato Grosso do Sul

The new unit will have annual pulp production capacity of 2.3 million tons.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Suzano, the largest pulp and paper company in Latin America, announced on Wednesday, May 12, that it will invest R$14.7 (US$2.8) billion to build what it considers the world's largest single-line eucalyptus pulp mill, scheduled to start operating in Ribas do Rio Pardo (MS) in early 2024.

The new unit will have annual pulp production capacity of 2.3 million tons.

The average distance of the wood to supply the unit will be 60 kilometers, compared to more than 100 kilometers for other company units, which will render the facility . . .

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