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Paraná, Apr 17, 2017 – The maintenance shutdown at Klabin's Monte Alegre unit in TelêmacoBorba, Paraná, will officially begin next Monday, April 24. Scheduled to last ten days, the shutdown involves the suspension of plant operations for inspection and maintenance of all equipment in order to ensure operational safety.

Due to the processes involved in plant shutdown and resumption of production, variations in odor and noise emanating from the plant may be perceived by the community during the maintenance period.However, it is important to note that these changes do not cause any harm to public health or the environment.

Over the next few days, there will be busier traffic of buses and trucks on the roads in the region, especially on PR-160, which is undergoing improvements and gives access to the plant.Hence, it is important that drivers redouble their attention while driving around and respect the signs placed at the work site, where traffic will flow on a single lane during business hours.

To clarify any doubts, the community can contact Klabin at faleklabinpr@klabin.com.br or by phone at 0800 728 0607.


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The Maintenance Shutdown is an annual procedure required by law that involves suspending production to carry out maintenance of equipment in order to ensure the safety of employees and the operational continuity of plants.At Klabin, the stages of the maintenance shutdown are defined based on project management best practices, with the focus on safety, planning, integration and quality in the production processes.

About Klabin

Klabin is Brazil's largest paper producer and exporter and the leading manufacturer of paper and board for packaging, corrugated board packaging and industrial bags. Founded in 1899, it has 17 industrial units in Brazil and one in Argentina. Klabin is organized into four business units: Forestry, Pulp (hardwood, softwood and fluff pulp), Paper (paperboard, kraft paper and recycled) and Packaging (corrugated board and industrial bags).

The company’s management is entirely oriented towards Sustainable Development in the pursuit of integrated and responsible growth that combines profitability, social development and commitment to the environment. Klabin has been included in the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE) of the São Paulo Stock Exchange (BM&FBovespa) since 2014. It is also a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact and the Brazilian Pact to Eradicate Slave Labor, and seeks suppliers and business partners that adopt the same values of ethics, transparency and respect for the principles of sustainability. Learn more at: www.klabin.com.br

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