Gerdau gets the title of second most international company in Brazil

Press release

 Gerdau appears in second place in the Ranking of Brazilian Transnational Companies in 2012, published by Fundação Dom Cabral since 2006, what represents an increase of one position besides 2011. The project seeks to monitor the process of internationalization of Brazilian companies and rank them according to their degree of internationalization, which considers the percentage assets, revenues and employees abroad.
Currently in its 7th edition, the survey considered 63 Brazilian multinationals that are abroad mainly through own facilities or franchises. JBS leads with a 53.8 percent rate of internationalization, followed by Gerdau with 51.6 percent.
About Gerdau
Gerdau is a leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world. With over 45,000 employees, it has industrial operations in 14 countries - in the Americas, Europe and Asia - which together represent an installed capacity of over 25 million metric tons of steel per year. It is the largest recycler in Latin America and around the world it transforms, each year, millions of metric tons of scrap into steel, reinforcing its commitment to sustainable development in the regions where it operates. With more than 140,000 shareholders, the Company is listed on the stock exchanges of São Paulo, New York and Madrid.
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