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Malvern Instruments opens new applications laboratory in São Paulo

January 4, 2013
In December 2012, in support of continued, strong business growth in South America, materials characterization company Malvern Instruments opened a new applications and demonstration laboratory in Brazil.
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Brazil's processed plastics industry losing ground to imports

November 26, 2012
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Brazil is seeing a growing domestic demand for plastics, but the industry there is finding it impossible to meet the increase.
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JBS SA to acquire poultry processor for $63 million

November 5, 2012
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Brazilian meat company JBS SA has agreed to buy local poultry processor Agroveneto for approximately $63 million. Agroveneto, which specializes in the production of chicken
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Braskem Idesa awarded EPC contract for the Etileno XXI project

October 9, 2012
MEXICO CITY -- Braskem Idesa S.A.P.I. awarded to a joint venture formed by Odebrecht, Technip and ICA Fluor a contract worth more than US$ 2.7 billion for the engineering,
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DSM announces South American biologics manufacturing contract

July 17, 2012
PARSIPPANY, N.J. — DSM Pharmaceutical Products, the custom manufacturing and technology business of Royal DSM N.V. announced a biologics contract manufacturing agreement with its first Brazilian client, RECEPTA Biopharma
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Brazil’s cocoa processing declines in second quarter

July 9, 2012
BAHIA, Brazil — Brazil’s cocoa processing declined 4.8% in the second quarter, signaling a drop in demand on the domestic market, Bloomberg reported. Brazil produced about 57,702 metric tons
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Peruvian mine purchases CiDRA flowmeter

June 11, 2012
WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- CiDRA Minerals Processing Inc. announced today that Southern Copper Company’s Cuajone mine in Peru has awarded CiDRA a contract to supply, install, start-up and commission a 48”
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Brazilian prosecutors seek $500M from Shell, BASF for contamination at chemical plant

June 4, 2012
BRASILIA — Brazilian prosecutors are asking a court to force Shell and BASF to pay $500 million into a compensation fund for workers who may have been contaminated at
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Plant automation provider wins major infrastructure contracts in South America

February 22, 2012
Metso will deliver its automation technology to two major infrastructure projects currently under construction in South America: Belo is the world’s third largest hydroelectric plant in Brazil and the
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BASF to build second biodiesel chemical plant in South America

February 8, 2012
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany — Chemical giant BASF SE announced it may start building its second factory in South America for sodium methylate, a catalyst used for biodiesel production, within two
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