The sugar and alcohol industry is the area of the agro-industry responsible for the production of sugar, alcohol and other derivatives of sugarcane, such as ethanol. Brazil is one of the world’s largest producers of the sugar and alcohol complex, with high performance in all segments: sugar cane, sugar and alcohol.
The Casting sector is the base of the entire industry and one of the main thermometers of the economy. According to Abifa, Brazil has 1,167 foundry companies, which employ about 50 thousand people.
Brazil is the world’s largest producer of short fiber celulose, because the Brazilian climate favors the planting of eucalyptus, a species native to Australia, where eucalyptus trees have the highest productivity, not only because of the favorable climatic factor as well as investments in forestry technology. Eucalyptus cellulose accounts for 73% of the entire short fiber cellulose market, with a demand of 24 million tons in 2017.
Marble and Granite
Brazil has an immense amount of mineral wealth with great export potential in the Marble and Granite sector. It is the 8th country in block exports and the 5th largest exporter of finished ornamental rocks. Currently, the rock market in the country moves around US $ 2.1 billion per year, including domestic and foreign trade and transactions in machinery, equipment, consumables and consumables and services.
The metal-mechanical sector incorporates all the segments responsible for the transformation of metals into the desired products, from the production of assets to intermediary services, including machinery, equipment, vehicles and transportation materials.
An important source of income, mining is a financial and economic support for the country. In the case of Brazil, the activity becomes a major player in this context, due to the potential of the national soil, characterized by its differential and wealth.
The naval sector has strategic functions for the Brazilian economy, having a strong impact in the military defense and maritime navigation segment, nautical industry, with the construction and repair of vessels through large yards.
Oil and Gas
The oil and gas industry mobilizes a series of activities in various sectors of the Brazilian economy, such as transportation, construction, automobile industry, iron and steel industry, among others, directly and indirectly generating income and jobs in all of Brazil.
Sawmills sector has strong representation in Brazil and Espírito Santo. With a wide range of products and services, the sawmills sector meets the needs of the industry and also the final consumer, generating jobs directly and indirectly throughout the Country.
The steel industry is an important supplier of inputs to several other sectors of the manufacturing industry, as well as to civil construction. It is an industry characterized by the presence of large companies operating the various stages of the production process, from the transformation of the ore into primary iron (pig iron), to the production of hot-rolled, cold-rolled or galvanized coils, for application in products in the automotive industry, capital goods, naval, white line, among others.