Gerdau promotes job training for clients in Peru

Press release

More than 600 metalworkers from the city of Trujillo in Peru participated in the Metalworkers Development
Program during the first half of this year. Aimed at an audience of greater social vulnerability, the initiative
aims to train professionals in the steel sector in order to improve technical and administrative aspects of its
During the program's development, the professionals participated in over 100 hours of technical
development and recycling seminars, and received personal protective equipment. With guidance from the
Gerdau Institute, the program is the result of a partnership between Gerdau and the German Agency for
International Cooperation (GIZ) called "Integrating the Informal Sector into Steel's Value Chain".
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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