The Ferroeste Group has an industrial complex located in three Brazilian States, in the Southeast and North regions of the country. The Group’s main activities are: Reforestation and Wood, Charcoal Production, Pig Iron, Cement, Long Steels and Fuel Alcohol.
It has been operating in the State of Maranhão since 1990, and today it generates more than 2,300 direct jobs. The company has been self-sufficient in electrical power since 2008, when it started to generate 3 times more energy than its consumption, thus being the most efficient company of its whole sector in Brazil.
In 2011, it became the first Brazilian company to ever produce cement with the use of charcoal blast furnace sludge and today it is an important player in the cement market in Maranhão.
The company started the verticalization process for its pig iron production by implementing the AVB Long Steel Rolling Mill in the town of Açailândia, State of Maranhão in 2009; the start-up of its activities was scheduled for early 2016.
Offering higher quality renewable products, satisfying the customer and respecting the environment – these are the three major pillars supporting our corporate commitment and positioning Ferroeste as one of the most respected brands in the Brazilian industry.
The Group’s main activities are:
– Wood and Reforestation
– Charcoal Production
– Pig Iron Production
– Green Steel Production
– Fuel Alcohol Production