Posts Tagged ‘Foreign Investment Brazil’

CIMCORP Wins Contract To Upgrade The Military Police’s Server Infrastructure And Virtualization Environment

Comments Off | 11-2-2011

Midas Medici Group Holdings Inc., an innovative green IT company in the fields of virtualization, cloud computing and data management, announced that its CIMCORP brand has been awarded a $1.3 million contract from the Military Police of Sao Paulo, Brazil. CIMCORP will be upgrading the Military Police’s server infrastructure and enhancing its virtualization environment.
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TNK-Brasil Signs Farm-In and Operating Agreement with Brazil’s HRT O&G

Comments Off | 11-1-2011

TNK-Brasil (a 100% subsidiary of TNK-BP Group) announced Monday that it has signed a farm-in and a joint operating agreement (JOA) with the Brazilian company HRT O&G. Through the deal TNK-Brasil will acquire a 45% stake in the Solimoes Basin project in Brazil.
The 21 oil and gas exploration blocks, majority owned and operated by HRT [...]

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Open Group Extends Its Global Reach Into Brazil

Comments Off | 10-31-2011

The Open Group has extended its global reach to include its first office in South America. The Open Group’s new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil and presence in the region will allow IT professionals throughout South America to more easily participate in the consortium’s development of vendor-neutral IT open standards and certification programs.
The Open Group’s [...]

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MZ Group and MVL Communications Merge Their Business Operations

Comments Off | 10-28-2011

MZ Group and Brazil’s MVL Communications Thursday announced the merger of their operations. MVL is a Brazilian leader in organizational communications, crisis management and solutions for dialogue between people and brands in classic and digital media. The transaction will be concluded this December following due diligence from both parties.
MZ Group is a multinational company and [...]

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Boeing, Embraer and Sao Paulo State Research Foundation in Partnership for Biofuels-Related Research

Comments Off | 10-27-2011

Boeing, Embraer and the Sao Paulo State Research Foundation (FAPESP) Wednesday announced plans to collaborate on long-term aviation biofuels-related research and development.
The undertaking marks another major step toward the creation of a sustainable aviation biofuels industry in Brazil. Azul, GOL, TAM and Trip airlines will be strategic advisors in the program.
Under the partnership, Boeing, Embraer [...]

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China Automotive Systems Forms Joint Venture in Brazil as Part of Latin America Foray

Comments Off | 10-26-2011

China Automotive Systems Inc (CAAS), a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China, Monday announced that its Board of Directors has approved the formation of a joint venture in Brazil to target the largest automotive market in South America.
According to a company release, the new joint venture, which will be 80% owned by [...]

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Sustainable Micronized Rubber Powders Manufacturer Expands Its Presence In Brazil

Comments Off | 10-25-2011

Lehigh Technologies, manufacturer of sustainable, micronized rubber powders, announced Monday its expansion into Brazil with the appointment of Eduardo Roberto De Ranieri as country manager, Brazil.
Brazil is the world’s seventh largest economy with an average annual GDP growth rate of over five percent. In 1999, Brazil established a tire collection framework and has passed legislation [...]

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Cobalt Technologies and Rhodia in Partnership to Develop Multiple Bio-Refineries

Comments Off | 10-21-2011

Cobalt Technologies, a leading developer of next generation bio-based chemicals and Rhodia, a specialty chemical company, signed agreements for a strategic alliance to develop bio n-butanol refineries throughout Latin America.
Under the terms of the alliance, Cobalt and Rhodia will work together to deploy Cobalt’s technology for the conversion of sugar cane bagasse into n-butanol for [...]

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Tredegar Corp subsidiary acquires Brazil’s leading manufacturer of specialty polyester films

Comments Off | 10-20-2011

Tredegar Corporation announced Wednesday that its subsidiary, Tredegar Film Products Corporation, is to acquire 100% of the equity interests of Terphane Holdings LLC, a leading manufacturer of specialty polyester films with operations in Brazil and the United States.
Terphane is currently owned by Vision Capital, an international investment firm. The company currently produces over 38,000 tons [...]

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EnerSys purchases South American motive power and reserve power battery market leader

Comments Off | 10-19-2011

U.S. based EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, Monday announced the completion of its acquisition of Industrial Battery Holding S.A.
Battery Holding S.A. is the parent company of EnerSystem, a market leader in the South American motive power and reserve power battery markets. EnerSystem has more than 20 years of experience [...]

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