São Paulo, Brazil, South America 25 February 2015 -- Between the 3rd and 14th of March, Klabin work in their unit Otacílio Costa (SC) the Annual General Parade, which consists of discontinuation of paper production to perform maintenance that will ensure the proper functioning of equipment, safety and the quality of the production process.
In these 11 days, about 50 contractors and 1,500 employees will be involved in the 3rd General Shutdown. Among the main activities are planned inspections of boilers, digesters, generation systems and power distribution and control of the production process. The number of third-demand workers a logistics and an infrastructure that include transportation, accommodation, meals and other items that move and stimulate the economy of Costa Otacílio and region. Added to this is other benefits such as taxes generated for the city and the extra movement of hotels, bars, restaurants and shops, as well as support services in workers staying in the city.
During the days stop, odors and noise variations from the factory, especially on days 3 and 4, the beginning of maintenance, and in the 13th and 14th, resumption of operations of equipment, may be perceived by the community. Importantly, these changes do not cause damage to human health and or the environment.
For questions, the community may contact Klabin by phone 0800 7210228, which will operate 24 hours a day.
Klabin, the largest producer and exporter of paper in Brazil, is a leader in the production of paper and board for packaging, corrugated boxes, industrial bags and wood logs. Founded in 1899, currently has 14 industrial plants in Brazil and one in Argentina. It is organized into three business units: Forestry, Paper (paperboard, kraft paper and recycled) and conversion (corrugated boxes and industrial sacks).
The entire management of the company is focused on sustainable development, seeking integrated and responsible growth that unites profitability, social development and environmental commitment. Klabin part, since 2014, the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE) of BM & FBovespa. It is also a signatory to the UN Global Compact and the National Pact for the Eradication of Slave Labor, seeking suppliers and business partners to follow the same values of ethics, transparency and respect for the principles of sustainability.