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A city of southern Brazil west of São Paulo. It is a commercial and industrial center.


(Portuguese soroˈkaba)
(Placename) a city in S Brazil, in São Paulo state: industrial centre. Pop: 671 000 (2005 est)


(ˌsɔr ʊˈkɑ bɑ)

a city in SE Brazil, W of São Paulo. 254,672.
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The Isithebe plant is part of Metso's global foundry network, consisting of foundries located in Ahmedabad, India; Prerov, the Czech Republic; Quzhou, China; and Sorocaba, Brazil.
Dana's manufacturing facilities in Lima, Ohio; Sterling, Illinois; Danville, Kentucky; Wellingborough, United Kingdom; and Sorocaba, Brazil, were recognised for what Paccar said was their commitment to excellent quality and warranty performance in providing PACCAR with products that achieved 10 PPM or better level of quality.
The press was officially unveiled to nearly 500 visitors to Etirama's recent Open House, which took place in early June at company headquarters in Sorocaba, Brazil.
In his new position, St-Martin, a mechanical engineering graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada, also oversees operations in Sorocaba, Brazil.
Partner: Universidade Estadual Paulista "Julio de Mesquita Filho," Campus de Sorocaba, Sorocaba, Brazil
Embraer Executive Jets adds a new hub to service the AE 3007A in Sorocaba, Brazil.
Metso's own foundries are located in Ahmedabad, India; Isithebe, South Africa; Prerov, Czech Republic; Quzhou, China; and Sorocaba, Brazil.
A line service center in Sorocaba, Brazil is capable of full A inspection, avionics upgrade, and engine/APU line maintenance.
1) Faculty of Physical Education, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil; (2) Faculty of Physical Education-- UNIFIEO, Osasco, Brazil; (3) Faculty of Physical Education, Anhanguera Educational, Sorocaba, Brazil; (4) Methodist University of Piracicaba, Piracicaba, Brazil; (5) School of Physical Education of Jundiai, Jundiai, Brazil; (6) Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia; (7) School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; (8) Faculty of Physical Education, YMCA, Sorocaba, Brazil
Sorocaba, Brazil, Aug 9, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that Toyota do Brasil Ltda.
According to reports, in a filing to the US Securities Exchange Commission, Toyota Motor Corporation has stated "In August 2010, Toyota decided to construct a vehicle plant in Sorocaba, Brazil.
The improved process for extracting MD oils came about through a joint effort by the global Symrise team: the Global Citrus Center in Sorocaba, Brazil, Symrise chemists in the United States and the Innovation team in Holzminden all had a hand in developing the oils.