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Campinas

(kəmpē`nəs), city (1996 pop. 907,996), São Paulo state, S Brazil. It is a growing industrial and financial city, the processing and distribution center for a diversified agricultural region, and a major transportation hub. Consumer products, agricultural tools, and railroad equipment are among its manufactures. The city was founded in the 18th cent. Coffee cultivation in the region and the city's location as the main railroad junction in the state accounted for its prosperity by the late 19th cent. As coffee production moved westward, the economy diversified. Campinas is the site of a famed agronomical-research institute, the Pontificia Universidade Católica de Campinas, and the Universidade Estadual de Campinas.

Campinas

 

a city in southeastern Brazil, in the state of São Paulo. Population, 376, 500 (1970). A railroad and highway junction, Campinas is the center of an important agricultural region(coffee, cotton, sugarcane, grains). It has textile, machine-building (electric locomotives, sewing machines), metallurgical, chemical, leather, and food industries.

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Held at the Ciesp Auditorium in Campinas, the meeting was attended by 39 participants and 15 exhibitors.
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Strategically located near to its manufacturing site in Campinas and Viracopos International Airport, Croda's new distribution center will centralize the firm's outbound logistic operation, providing even greater support to its customers through more efficient processes.
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Initially, the agreement will allow TAP, a Portuguese company with more than 74 weekly flights from Portugal to S - o Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Campinas, Belo Horizonte, Braslia, Porto Alegre, Salvador, Natal, Fortaleza and Recife, to include its codes on GOL's flights, enabling connections to other Brazilian destinations.
Additionally, GOL said it has received the approval to start flights from Campinas to Miami.
A group of about 20 assailants, most hem hooded and armed with sticks and stones, ransacked a Campinas bus terminal where five of the overnight deaths occurred.
Contact: Neura Bragagnolo, Faculdade de Engenharia de Alimentos, Universidade de Campinas, Campinas, SP, 13083-862, Brazil.
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