Business Units

Business Units

TANAC

For 73 years building a history with sustainability, transparency and ethic

We are world leaders in the production of Vegetal Extracts, Chips and Black Acacia Pellets. We develop products aimed at different markets, present in the most varied industrial processes and applications of our daily lives:
in shoes, cars, food, paper and in the renewable energy that the world uses, among others. The company seeks a balance between the resources that nature offers and the preservation of the environment in which we live, using raw material from renewable sources from planted forests of Black Acacia, being considered a world reference in sustainability. Environmental and quality certifications have proven the seriousness of our involvement and the excellence of what we do.

UNITY

Tannins

In 1948, TANAC’s Tannins Unit started the production of black wattle plant extracts in Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul. Its production is directed to the leather industry, the treatment of supply water and industrial effluents, in addition to mud conditioners for drilling oil wells, adhesives for wood, among other applications. Approximately 350 employees carry out activities at this Unit, located in an area of ​​8 hectares, on the banks of the Rio Caí.

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UNITY

Wood chips and pellets

In an initiative to diversify its activities, in 1995 the Cavacos Unit was created in the city of Rio Grande, in the extreme south of Brazil, to supply the pulp industry.

With one of the most modern chip production plants in the world, installed in an area of ​​260,000 m², TANAC’s wood chip processing unit invests in technological improvement, seeking to be the world leader in quality, production and shipping of its products. With wood certified by the FSC®, TANAC guarantees the customer a quality product with responsible forest management, right from its origin. The success of operations in this Unit is guaranteed by the efficiency of 70 employees.

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UNITY

Forestry

The guarantee of supply for the Tannins and Chips Units starts at the Forestry Unit. With responsible forest management, TANAC has approximately 23 thousand hectares of planted forests. The use of advanced technologies in the production of seedlings, genetic improvement research and agreements with universities and forestry entities allow us to follow the evolution of the sector, generating a significant increase in productivity and quality in TANAC’s forests.

With its management certified by the FSC® – Forest Stewardchip Council®, the Forestry Unit supplies certified raw material since its origin, with around 560 employees in planting, harvesting and livestock activities. The Forestry Unit’s Quality Management System is certified by the ISO 9001 Standard. Providing quality products with a certified origin is a fundamental principle in conducting activities at this unit. It is with this awareness that the company, daily, builds the future of generations to come.

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