from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southern Brazil west-northwest of Curitiba. It is a processing center in a farming and lumbering region. Population: 293,000.


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  • As part of its steps to expand in emerging markets, Paccar said recently it had begun constructing an assembly plant for DAF-brand trucks in Ponta Grossa, Brazil.

    Paccar May Launch DAF Trucks in India

  • Only information on the use of mules in Latin American countries, especially Brazil, was obtained for the survey (Mule traction in Ponta Grossa, Brazil).

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  • PCAR - News announced plans to construct its new DAF Brasil assembly facility on a 500-acre site in the city of Ponta Grossa in the state of Paraná.

  • Ponta Grossa has an excellent workforce and proximity to strategic supplier partners and the port of Paranaguá.

  • We appreciate the outstanding support from the state of Paraná and the city of Ponta Grossa in partnering with PACCAR to bring this major economic investment to the area, said Pigott.

  • The company has chosen Ponta Grossa due to its productive workforce and proximity to strategic supplier partners and the port of Paranaguá.

  • Brazil's big news, as Curt mentioned, is that we now own 100% of the Ponta Grossa mill.

  • Estancia and Ponta Grossa have room for additional expansion.

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  • Both the plant in Estancia and the one in Ponta Grossa, Brazil, will add a line making beverage cans, the company said.

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  • The Ponta Grossa facility is expected to start production in the second quarter of 2011, with an annual capacity of about 1. 8bn cans.

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