Latin America

Germany’s Norma Group setting up production in Brazil

September 20, 2013 2:59 pm ET

German auto supplier Norma Group continues its global growth pattern, setting up production in Brazil with injection molding and toolmaking.


Economies in India, Brazil disappointing

September 6, 2013 4:42 pm ET

Materials and energy giants Braskem SA of Brazil and Reliance Industries Ltd. of India are holding their own, in spite of economic turmoil in their respective countries.But it's worrisome that those economies remain unsteady.

Braskem faces losses from Brazil blackout

September 6, 2013 1:45 pm ET

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL — Braskem SA will lose nearly BRL50 million ($21.9 million) due to a blackout in Brazil's northeast last week that interrupted production at its plants, President Carlos Fadigas said Friday during an event in São Paulo.

Uflex delays expansion in Latin America

September 6, 2013 1:34 pm ET

MUMBAI — India’s flexible packaging major Uflex Ltd. has put on hold its expansion plans in the Latin American market. The company was planning to establish a production facility, most likely in Brazil, in 2013.

Japan's Toyobo building compounding plant in Brazil

August 14, 2013 4:24 pm ET

Japanese film and textiles giant Toyobo Co. Ltd. plans to build an engineering resin compounding plant in Americana, Brazil.

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