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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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Nortel will establish manufacturing operations at facilities in the city of Campinas, Sao Paulo State with Promon Eletronica (Promon), Brazil's leading engineering firm.
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Yesterday (5 November), TAM launched a daily flight between Galeao Airport in Rio de Janeiro and Viracopos Airport in Campinas and a new service connecting the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia and Porto Velho also started yesterday.
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ABSA Cargo Airline, a Brazilian flag cargo carrier headquartered at Viracopos International Airport, in Campinas (SP), Brazil, offers its customers an expansive route network throughout Latin America, the United States, Central America, Europe, Oceania and Asia.
The area to be allotted is located in the center of the municipality of Salto, and has 2,500 meters facing the Santos-Dumont Highway, which connects the city of Sorocaba with Campinas, and 1,500 meters facing one of the main avenues in the city.
It recently invested US$3 million to launch a daily rail service between its terminal, where containers are taken off ships and loaded onto trains, and the bustling city of Campinas, some 130 miles inland.
Celli holds a degree in Business Administration from Pontiff Catholic University in Campinas, Brazil as well as specialized degrees in Foreign Trade and Marketing Administration from Fundacao Getulio University.
Nortel Networks (NYSE/TSE: NT) today announced that it will expand its local manufacturing operations in Brazil by adding GSM equipment and new production capabilities for Optical Internet products at its Systems House in Campinas.
produces and distributes Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta, Lift and other trademark beverages of The Coca-Cola Company in Mexico (a substantial part of central Mexico, including Mexico City and southeast Mexico), Guatemala (Guatemala City and surrounding areas), Nicaragua (nationwide), Costa Rica (nationwide), Panama (nationwide), Colombia (most of the country), Venezuela (nationwide), Brazil (greater Sao Paulo, Campinas, Santos, the state of Mato Grosso do Sul and part of the state of Goias) and Argentina (federal capital of Buenos Aires and surrounding areas), along with bottled water, beer and other beverages in some of these territories.
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