The Visionary Home Products and Eucatex President, Flavio Maluf

Eucatex and Duratex have entered into a business partnership involving Eucatex’s farm in Capão Bonito that will be given to Duratex, who will, in turn, offer Eucatex a production line of thin sheets of wood in Botucatu. Duratex, however, will on the farm as it intends to continue producing raw materials next to its unit in Itapetinga. The company’s re-inauguration will commence in April. The acquisition of the business is valued at approximately $ 60 million. The Botucatu’s plant has 280 employees and has an estimated production of 200 thousand m³ per year.

Flavio Maluf, Executive President of Eucatex, announced the deal to the company workers and leaders about the partnership in a letter. The Botucatu business deal is awaiting approval by CADE. Flavio Maluf said the acquisition would increase Eucatex production capacity of fiberboard by 70%, 30% of the paint capacity and 40% of paper printing. The Duratex unit of wood fiber sheets located in the city of Botucatu (SP) will help the company to plan better their sales, maintenance and reduce process losses. Visit barbacenaonline.com to learn more.

Eucatex aims at strengthening their presence both in the local Brazilian and overseas markets, a plan that will allow them to capture the synergies of all the Group’s units gradually. This will also increase the number of products that can be produced in addition to opening direct and indirect jobs. The incorporation of Duratex’sBotucatu plant to Eucatex is a step towards consolidating the company’s position in the industry globally.

Flavio Maluf attended FAAP in Sao Paulo and has been the president of GrandFood before joining Eucatex. He shares his entrepreneurial skills on a blog offering valuable business tips. He has tackled topics such as how to approach a job interview and be successful, how to be a successful employee, and how to grow up the corporate ladder. He also talks extensively about the Brazilian industry and its future.

Eucatex was founded in 1951 as a company that deals with tiles, paints, and other home products sold in Brazil and abroad. They mainly use Eucalyptus wood and have been a renowned eco-friendly company in Brazil since it was founded. Visit: http://www.dino.com.br/releases/flavio-maluf-e-sua-trajetoria-profissional-flavio-maluf-e-presidente-da-eucatex-brasil-dino89063425131

 

Felipe Montoro Jens, details PPP in Brazil

Felipe Montoro Jens reports the city of Belo Horizonte, in the state of Minas Gerais has made history. Belo Horizonte is the very first city to complete a large scale project implemented in total by the use of a public private partnership (PPP). Belo Horizonte has in place a 20 year project, that leverages the benefits of public private partnerships (PPP) to complete the installation of LED lights all the entire city’s public lighting systems and removing the older luminary lights. Felipe Montoro Jens reports by the end of 2020 it is projected 182,000 lights in total will have been upgraded to the LED lights. The success of Belo Horizonte has inspired other cities to try and replicate Belo Horizonte’s success. Felipe Montoro Jens reported Sao Paulo, the largest city in the country is planning a similar project.

December 2004 the Federal Law 11,079 / 04 became official. Federal Law 11,079 / 04 details all the guidelines and rules to implement public private partnerships. Felipe Montoro Jens was able obtain specifics on road construction plans, that is scheduled to be implemented in 2018. This road work construction plan is part of a R $ 44 billion investment made by the Brazilian government that creates more public private partnerships, in the form of 57 project. This project covers two highways, the BR153 and the BR 364. Combined the BR 153 and BR 364 accounts for over 800 kilometers. The BR 153 is the major highway between Anapolis (GO) and Alianca (TO) and the BR 364 connects Comodoro (MT) and Porto Velho (RO).

The Program of Partnerships and Investments (PPI), is a government agency who is responsible stimulating public private partnerships, by creating good relationships with the private sector decision makers and the public sector decision makers to leverage the advantages both sides bring.

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