VCP is one of the biggest producers of paper and cellulose in Brazil. With the start-up of the new plant in Jacareí, the annual capacity increased to 1.4 million metric tons of cellulose. In 2001 the company generated sales of $654 million. Forty percent of the production is exported to more than 50 countries around the world. VCP employs more than 3,700 people.
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Wedeco Environmental Technologies
Wedeco was founded in 1975 and has been involved in environmental technologies from the very beginning. Its first field was the UV treatment of water. In the late 1980s business expanded to include ozone generators. This business is handled by the spin-off company, Wedeco Environmental Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wedeco Water Technology AG, which is still involved in UV technology.
More than 4,000 ozone oxidation systems have been delivered since 1990. The company is thus one of the most experienced suppliers of systems based on ozone technology. Some 250 employees generated sales of 35.8 million euros in 2001. Sales of 49 million euros are expected for the year 2002.