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Report - Gois Paper Company, June 2013

Discussion in 'European and International Sites' started by mikos, Jun 25, 2013.

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    The Gois Paper Company, was founded in 1912 in Ponte de Sótão by the hand of Francisco Inácio Dias Nogueira, politician and entrepreneur with the right to a bust in Largo Francisco Inacio Dias Nogueira, of course.
    Continuing the existing role of the branch in the region and exploring the precious water Ceira (tributary of the Rio Mondego), this factory helped to consolidate this industry. It was also very important for technological development in the region as it was necessary to build the Hydroelectric Monte Redondo Central, which allowed Gois to have public electric lighting even before Coimbra (district capital).

    According to what I could ascertain, this factory prospered the small town where he settled employing more than 300 workers, got closed two decades ago, giving rise to a local social drama. "Lack of vision" was the problem they say...

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    More pictures at: mikoslab: Companhia de Papel de Góis

    Regards,
     
    #1 mikos, Jun 25, 2013
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2013

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