Paper and Packaging

Cellulose

  • Forestry
  • Pitch Control
  • Lignin derivatives
  • NanoCelulose

Decorative paper

  • Functional and Non-Functional Mineral Loads
  • Latex & Chemicals
  • Replacement of other materials
  • Development of local suppliers

Printing and Writing

  • Application diversification
  • Celulose Micro Fibrilada (MFC)
  • Competitive Analysis of Industrial Lime and Calcium Hydroxide (Hydrated lime)
  • Environment and Recovery / Direction of Industrial Waste and Effluents
  • Product Circular Economy

Kraft

Wavy

  • Consolidation generates concentration
  • New entrants
  • Changing habits after Covid

Card

  • Local production with barrier
    • Barrier and Sealing Technology
      • Adding loads to reduce the sealing temperature
      • Biodegradable material, repulable and compostable
      • Contaminants present in minerals

Latex reduction

Kaolin Replacement

White Top Liner

  • Cost reduction (particle size and oversized materials)
    • Opportunities for small producers

Industrial bags

  • Competitiveness against plastic

Disposable cups

  • Market development
    • Legislation
    • Certifications
    • Possibility of diversification
  • Replacement of plastic disposables
  • Low offer, few converters
    • Import threats
    • Certifications
    • Production concentration

Tissue

  • Fiber blend (Ex KC -cellulose with PP)
  • Adding loads

Miscelaneous

  • Alternatives from Cal producers
  • Use of lime water
  • Environment
  • Circular economy and reverse logistics

Construction

Weight reduction

  • lighter loads (Ex. glass spheres)
  • Other minerals

Cost reduction

  • PCC in inks - surplus from the paper industry?
  • Other minerals
  • small producers

Technology

  • Access to new technologies
  • Imported materials

Polymers

Polyolefins

  • Adding loads
  • Load Competitiveness vs. Resins
  • Treated and untreated material
  • Type of load
  • Diversification of suppliers
  • Sustainability
    • Recycling
    • Biodegradable resins and materials, compostable and recyclable
    • Circular economy and reverse logistics
    • Legislation

PVC

  • Increased loads on tubes and connections
  • legislation and certifications
  • Cost reduction
  • Long-term supply capacity

Agribusiness

Liming and pH control

  • Agricultural limestone cost vs efficiency
  • PRNT
  • Long term supply
  • Fine material logistics
  • Micro nutrients
  • Alternatives to Carbonate
    • Presentation - granules
    • Granule production regionalization.

Seed Encrusting

Liquid fertilizers

  • Slurry and other micronutrients

Grain Fertilizers

  • Granules and micronutrients

Consumer Products

Food

  • MCC e MFC– modified Calcium Carbonate
    • Acid treatment
    • Weight reduction
    • Recalcification
  • sugar replacement

Cleaning products

  • Light abrasives - Ex CIF from Unilever
  • Cleaning products - Ex Ipe

cosmetics

  • Make ups
  • Sustainable line – Packaging and others

Minerals and Mining

Pegmatite - Ceramics

Magnesita

Intelligent use of ores and mining

Outros

Environment

Water treatment

Recovery of lime water from paper industries

Sustainable materials projects

Use of sub-products in other segments

Flotation plant

power station