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  1. Arauco is a community in Chile, located in Malleco Province in the Araucanía Region.
  2. Arauco is a major Chilean producer of market pulp and wood products.
  3. Arauco is a masterwork play by Spain's greatest playwright, Lope de Vega.
  4. Arauco is a world-leading forestry company in terms of plantation size, lumber processing, and production of market kraft pulp.
  5. Arauco is a community in Chile, located in Malleco Province in the Araucan--a Region.

Radiata Pine

  1. All of the sawmills are located near Arauco's radiata pine plantations.
  2. As of December 31, 2003, Arauco's planted forests consisted of 88.1% radiata and taeda pine with the balance primarily of eucalyptus.
  3. Arauco also acquired 29,000 hectares of radiata pine plantations in connection with its purchase of the Licancel Mill.

Cubic Meters

  1. Coelemu. This sawmill was acquired by Arauco in 1991 and has an annual production capacity of 80,000 cubic meters of lumber. (Web site)
  2. Arauco also sold 496,068 cubic meters of sawlogs to unaffiliated domestic sawmills during the same period.
  3. During 2003, 5,008,416 cubic meters of sawlogs were used by Arauco's sawmills and panel mills and no sawlogs were exported.


  1. Export sales constituted 84.7% of Arauco's sales revenue for the year ended December 31, 2003.
  2. For the year ended December 31, 2003, pulp sales were U.S.$709.8 million, representing 48.7% of Arauco's total sales revenue for the period.


  1. The second facility, the Constitucin pulp mill (the "Constitucin Mill"), is located in another of Arauco's significant radiata pine plantations.
  2. Chile is the world's fifth-largest exporter of wood pulp and Arauco is the nation's leading exporter.
  3. Nevertheless, the long Mapuche resistance has become primarily known as the War of Arauco, and is immortalized in Alonso de Ercilla 's epic poem La Araucana.
  4. At its head, a twenty one year old general, sent to regain control of Arauco, a region fiercely defended by the Mapuche people.
  5. Parque Arauco S.A. reported earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008.


  1. In the last quarter of 1999, Arauco completed a project known as the "APSA 300 Project".
  2. Arauco's planned capital expenditures include the construction of the Itata Project in the Eighth Region of Chile.
  3. In 1997, Arauco completed a U.S.$120 million capital expenditure program relating to Arauco's existing mills in Chile (the "Arauco 21 Project").

Celulosa Arauco

  1. Arauco controls this moth with biological methods.
  2. Celulosa Arauco y Constitucion S.A. has decided to close the plant indefinitely," the company said in a memo. (Web site)
  3. Valdivia invaded the range of Arauco, and was completely defeated on 2 December, 1553, his force of 500 men annihilated, and himself killed. (Web site)
  4. COPEC owns 99.98% of the shares of Celulosa Arauco y Constituci-n.
  5. In general terms, the demand and prices of Paneles Arauco products has exceeded our original expectations. (Web site)


  1. These divisions are highly successful and currently account for approximately 50% of Arauco's revenues.
  2. Arauco uses 15 foreign ports that have warehouse facilities available.
  3. At December 31, 2003, Arauco had approximately 76,022 metric tons in storage in warehouses at foreign ports.
  4. Arauco also carries insurance, consistent with industry practice, covering its Chilean production plants, facilities and equipment.


  1. Arauco's sawmill products are sawn timber (green and kiln-dried lumber) and remanufactured wood products.
  2. Chile is the world's fifth-largest exporter of wood pulp and Arauco is the nation's leading exporter. (Web site)
  3. As the volume of clear wood has grown, Arauco has broadened its range of forestry products.
  4. Product Description: Celulosa Arauco is a major Chilean producer of market pulp and wood products.
  5. Arauco's panel products are plywood and fiber panels.


  1. Through its subsidiaries, Parque Arauco S.A. is engaged in the management and operation of shopping malls and other property in Chile and Argentina.
  2. The Company's subsidiary Servicios Logsticos Arauco manages all of Arauco's Chilean port activities.
  3. Standard storage terms provide that Arauco is entitled to a certain period of storage free of charge.
  4. The Company conducts its Chilean forestry operations through its substantially wholly-owned subsidiary Forestal Arauco S.A. ("Forestal Arauco").
  5. Arauco believes that its arrangements with independent contractors provide greater flexibility and efficiency than performing such activities on its own.


  1. Arauco also modernized the Constitucin Mill for a total cost of approximately U.S.$68 million.
  2. Arauco, through Forestal Celco, acquired an additional 17.8% of the shares in January 2004.
  3. Arauco believes that it is one of the world's lowest cost producers of softwood kraft market pulp.
  4. Arauco acquired 72.9% of the shares of Cholgun from a group of investors headed by Mr. Anacleto Angelini (the "Angelini Group").


  1. Alto Paran remains a substantially wholly-owned subsidiary of Arauco.
  2. That figure includes 18,846 hectares owned by third parties as to which Arauco has harvesting rights.
  3. Arauco anticipates continuing its policy of supplementing its pulplog production with purchases from domestic third parties.
  4. Through Alto Paran, Arauco owned 201,696 hectares of forest and other land in Argentina and Uruguay as of December 31, 2003.
  5. Arauco paid U.S.$39.3 million in the aggregate for the shares, through which purchases it acquired 13,590 hectares of land.


  1. Arauco believes that it is in material compliance with all governmental environmental requirements affecting its facilities and products. (Web site)
  2. Mill. Arauco believes that expenditures on environmental management and improvement programs can be expected to increase in the future.


  1. Nevertheless, the long Mapuche resistance has become primarily known as the War of Arauco, and is immortalized in Alonso de Ercilla 's epic poem La Araucana.
  2. Arauco had closed the plant for 20 days of maintenance at the end of May and reopened it at the beginning of June. (Web site)
  3. The Licancel plant, with a capacity of 145,000 tonnes of wood pulp per year, accounts for about 5 percent of Arauco's wood pulp production. (Web site)
  4. Arauco believes that it was Chile's largest producer of bleached and unbleached softwood market pulp in terms of production in 2003.
  5. In June 1998, Arauco began producing eucalyptus bleached pulp at Arauco I. It continues to produce pine bleached pulp as well.

Parque Arauco

  1. Parque Arauco is a holding company.
  2. Over the last 25 years, Parque Arauco has developed, operated and managed shopping centers throughout Chile.
  3. Parque Arauco S.A. has secured UF 2.5 million ($110 million) through the successful placement of a syndicated loan issue from four Chilean banks.
  4. Parque Arauco S.A. announced the development and operation of a premium outlet center, Outlet Quilicura, located in the northern sector of Santiago.


  1. The majority of Arauco's Argentine pine is under 15 years old.
  2. In December 1997, Arauco acquired a 97.58% interest in Misiones, an Argentine forestry company.

United States

  1. Arauco's principal overseas markets are Asia, Western Europe and the United States.
  2. Its purpose is to conduct Arauco's activities in the sawn timber and related products industry in the United States.


  1. Arauco's total land assets in Chile have increased from under 170,000 hectares in 1980 to 928,392 hectares at December 31, 2003.
  2. This sawmill was acquired by Arauco in 2004, as part of its purchase of the forestry assets of the Argentine company Perez Companc. (Web site)


  1. Arauco has adopted environmentally sensitive policies towards its holdings of native forests.
  2. Bioforest also coordinates Arauco's phytosanitary protection of its forests.
  3. Eucalyptus, which Arauco started planting in 1989, grows well in the forest regions of Chile.
  4. Arauco believes that it is in material compliance with the Forests Law and Decree-Law 701.


  1. It was destroyed on numerous occasions by the Mapuche during the Arauco War. (Web site)
  2. With this acquisition, Arauco expanded its market opportunities abroad.
  3. During the year ended December 31, 2003, Arauco sold approximately 91.7% of its bleached pulp abroad, principally to customers in Asia and Western Europe. (Web site)


  1. Arauco operates through four segments: forestry, woodpulp, sawn wood, and panels.
  2. Paneles Arauco also operates an HB plant and two of Arauco's three MDF mills.


  1. In 1990, Arauco began the construction of a second line at the Arauco Mill.
  2. Arauco II is equipped to produce ECF pulp, which does not use chlorine gas.
  3. In 2003, Arauco planted 37,405 hectares and harvested 23,827 hectares in Chile and Argentina.
  4. At the Arauco II and Licancel Mills, the bleaching process is preceded by an oxygen delignification stage.
  5. Several of its competitors are larger than Arauco and may have greater financial and other resources. (Web site)


  1. The proceeds of this offering will be used to finance part of Parque Arauco's future investment program.
  2. Arauco did not export any pulp logs during 2003, as substantially all of the pulplogs from its forests were used in Arauco's pulp mills.


  1. Its purpose is to market Arauco's products in the North American market.
  2. IFSA is a substantially wholly-owned subsidiary that Arauco formed at the end of 1996 for the purpose of conducting Arauco's investments in Argentina.


  1. Arauco seeks to ensure that such initial period is not exceeded for each shipment.
  2. Arauco operates an extensive fire control organization, which interacts with those of other forestry companies, in order to ensure minimum fire damage.


  1. If you knock on wood, Arauco will knock back.


  1. According to the epic poem La Araucana, the colors were derived from those from the flag flown by the Mapuche during the Arauco War. (Web site)
  2. The Arauco War was a long conflict between colonial Spaniards and the Mapuche people of the region of Araucanía, of modern Chile.
  3. He served as an Army chaplain in the Arauco War during the the government of Don Francisco Lazo de la Vega and in 1640 was ordained a priest in Santiago.

Pacific Ocean

  1. It originates from Icalma and Galletué lakes in the Andes and flows 380 km to the Gulf of Arauco on the Pacific Ocean.


  1. Arauco is a masterwork play by Spain's greatest playwright, Lope de Vega.

Southern Coast

  1. The more important of these are La Mocha, off the southern coast of Arauco, in lat. (Web site)

Wood Products

  1. Arauco is a major Chilean producer of market pulp and wood products.


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