Klabin excels at ABTCP 2019 awards
Company won in four categories: paper producer, innovation, social responsibility and sustainability
São Paulo, October 24, 2019 – Klabin, Brazil’s largest packaging paper producer and exporter, was the winner in four categories at the 2019 Sector Highlights Awards organized by the Brazilian Pulp and Paper Technical Association (ABTCP): Paper Producer, Innovation (Technology R&D), Social Responsibility and Sustainability. The awards were handed over during the 52nd International Pulp & Paper Congress held on October 23 in São Paulo.
“Klabin maintains its strong commitment to pursue conscientious growth based on sustainable development, combining innovation as well as environmental and social responsibility. The ABTCP awards are a tremendous incentive for our work and keep us motivated to continue offering innovative and competitive products that meet the expectations of our clients and consumers, in alignment with international best practices,” said Francisco Razzolini, Director of Industrial Technology, Innovation, Sustainability, Projects and Pulp Business at Klabin.
The company’s award-winning cases this year are: “Circular Economy – Direct purchase of fresh produce from producers under the “Social Forests” Program by Klabin’s Ecological Park,” in the Social Responsibility category; “Puma II Project – The future of packaging paper production at Klabin,” in the Packaging Paper Producer category; “Inauguration of Nature Interpretation Center at the Natural Heritage Private Reserve (RPPN) Serra da Farofa Complex,” in the Sustainability category and “Pinus maximinoi: The innovative differential of research in Brazil’s pulp & paper sector,” in the Innovation (Technology R&D) category.
Organized by ABTCP, the congress will be held on the theme “Humanized Technology: products, innovation, design and culture in industry 4.0,” until October 24 at the Transamérica Hotel. The event will bring together specialists to discuss issues and trends related to the Pulp & Paper sector. During the three-day event, Klabin will participate actively in panel discussions and lectures.