Bracell is a global leading player in dissolving pulp and specialty cellulose, whose operations are supported by the sustainable cultivation of eucalyptus and state-of-the-art factories. It manage approximately 234,000 hectares of owned land, of which about 83,000 are environmental preservation areas. Bracell has an installed annual production capacity of 750,000 tons of pulp, and employs almost 7,000 people in the two states where it operates.
The company began operations in Brazil in 2003, with the acquisition of BSC (Bahia Specialty Cellulose) and Copener (Florestal) in Bahia. In August 2018, it expanded with the acquisition of Lwarcel Celulose in São Paulo. In addition to these production units, Bracell has sales offices in Asia, Europe and the United States.
Bringing together technology, high quality standards, environmental consciousness and social responsibility, the company provides natural raw materials and key ingredients for a wide spectrum of products including sunglasses frames, soft ice-cream, sausage casings, cosmetics, detergents, pharmaceuticals and tire cords.
The company has modern production facilities that minimise impacts on the environment and is actively involved in social and environmental protection programmes such as community planting and providing support for beekeepers.
Bracell Limited was listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in 2010. In October 2016, Bracell announced the completion of a US$1.1 billion privatisation exercise and joined the group of companies managed by RGE.