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Colombo Energy

World Class Project

A wood pellet plant of 500 K tons per year, that started in 2016

Colombo Energy

• is a fully owned subsidiary (at 100 %) of The Navigator Company

• is based in Greenwood, South Carolina

• built a world class wood pellet plant of 500 K tons/ year, that started in Q3 2016

• is a company with a production capacity identical to 5 % of world demand for industrial consumers

• is one of the largest wood pellets mills in US (so far, only 2 mills are bigger with 700 K tons)

• is an investment of 110 Million US$

• is a company that will employ 70 people

• will generate a sales of 80 Million US$ per year

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The Navigator Company is:

• a private company, founded on 1953

• a company of an annual turnover of 1,8 Billion US$ (= 1,6 Billion Euro)

• a company size in the range of 1,000 -5,000 employees

• a company with development projects in 3 continents of > 3 Billion US$ (Europe, N. America, Africa)

• a company of Excellence , with modern and state-of- the art technology and R&D

• a company of Humanity , that believes in People and on its personal development

• operates in the paper & forest products (in pulp and paper sectors, and now in wood pellets)

• sells its products in the 5 continents , in 123 countries

• is the World’s Leader of genetic improvement of Eucalyptus globulus

• is the World’s Leader of UWF Premium Paper, with its brand Navigator

• was the World’s pioneer in the production of Bleached Kraft Eucalyptus Pulp (BEKP), in 1953

• is the Europe´s market and production leader of Uncoated Woodfree Paper

(1,6 Million tons / year)

• has the 2 Europe’s biggest and best mill sites for UWF Paper (Setubal Mill and Figueira Mill)

• is the Europe´s production leader of Bleached Kraft Eucalyptus Pulp

(1,4 Million tons / year)

• was honored (2013) as the "Best Company in Europe" for business category > 150 Million €, prize awarded by European Business Awards in June 2013

• was honored as the Portuguese "Company of the Year" (2015), prize awarded by PWC (Price Waterhouse Coopers) in July 2015

• is Portugal's first exporter of national value added (its products are obtained essentially from Portuguese raw materials and resources)

• it represents 3% of all goods exported by the country

• it accounts for about 1% of Portugal’s GDP

• is Portugal’s largest energy producer from biomass

• it accounts for 5 % of whole energy produced in Portugal

Mission, Vision and Values

Mission : To be a global company, admired for the innovative and sustainable way it transforms the forest into products and services that contribute to people’s well-being.

Vision : Extend to other business areas the leadership achieved in printing and writing paper and so raise Portugal’s international profile.

Values : Trust, Integrity, Enterprise, Innovation, Sustainability, Excellence

Our Biocommitment to the future

We strongly believe in a sustainable future, both for the environment and the economy, by producing and delivering top quality pellets following always high standards and procedures.

See here our Supply Base Report