Brazil’s Suzano Papel e Celulos closed a deal to acquire a majority stake in Amazonian paper factory Facepa for 310 million reais ($95 million), the wood pulp and paper maker said on Monday in a securities filing. Suzano said it had agreed to buy 92.84 percent of total shares and 99.99 percent of common shares in the company, which manufactures paper towels, napkins, diapers and tissue in factories in Belem and Fortaleza with total capacity of 50,000 tonnes per year. The price is subject to adjustments, Suzano said in the filing.
Rayonier Advanced Materials, Inc. (NYSE: RYAM, the “Company”), a global leader in the production of high purity cellulose pulp, today announced that it has achieved International Sustainability and Carbon Certification Plus (ISCC+) recognition at its Fernandina Beach facility. The certification will allow RYAM’s customers to procure ISCC+ certified High Purity Cellulose, addressing sustainability requirements in their end markets. This certification only applies to the Fernandina Beach facility initially across various end uses, but may be expanded to other facilities as customer demand for sustainable inputs rise.
“The ISCC Plus certification demonstrates RYAM’s commitment to sustainable production and to provide its key customers with the highest quality biobased products,” said Vito Consiglio, President and Chief Executive Officer at Rayonier Advanced Materials.