Government of MS and Atvos project new investments and reinforce operations in the State

Government of MS and Atvos project new investments and reinforce operations in the State
Government of MS and Atvos project new investments and reinforce operations in the State
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Governor Eduardo Riedel discussed with the board of directors of the sugar-energy giant Atvos, in São Paulo (SP), this Thursday (28), the investments made by the company in Mato Grosso do Sul and the possibility of expanding the company’s operations in the State. To date, Atvos’ recent investment in Mato Grosso do Sul totals around R$1 billion.

Alongside vice-governor Barbosinha and the Secretary of Development, Jaime Verruck, governor Eduardo Riedel was received by the CEO of AtvosBruno Serapião, by the company’s vice-president, Luiz Rossato, by the director of New Business, Caio Dafico, and by the head of Institutional Relations, João Pedro Pacheco.

“The company already has ongoing investments in Mato Grosso do Sul, and we discussed with the company’s management the possibility of expanding these investments. They will now carry out a feasibility assessment”, explains the governor when speaking about the meeting.

One of the new developments evaluated by Atvos management is the decarbonization of plants, which should also start producing biogas and biomethane. According to Secretary Jaime Verruck, these are important products to be incorporated into the local energy matrix.

“Our discussion also revolved around the logistics area. Atvos highlighted the importance of Mato Grosso do Sul in the group’s investment and the need to advance in logistics, mainly railways, to provide greater competitiveness when leaving the country. ethanol from Mato Grosso do Sul. We also debated tax issues and consolidated the participation of both the State Government and Atvos in the next Expocanas”, says Verruck.

Today, Atvos has three projects in Mato Grosso do Sul: the Eldorado plant, located in the Ipezal district, in Angélica; the Santa Luzia plant, in the municipality of Nova Alvorada do Sul; and the Costa Rica Agroindustrial Unit. Together, the plants are responsible for crushing approximately 11 million tons of cane-of sugar per harvest.

The sugar-energy work in the State is responsible for generating 4 thousand jobs, and the recent investment of R$ 1 billion has already culminated in an increase of R$ 1 million in cane processed. The investment was R$ 400 million to modernize the industrial plants in Mato Grosso do Sul and another R$ 600 million to improve the productivity of cane.

The article is in Portuguese

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