Gerdau received the Top of Mind – Revenda Construção Award in the categories Nail, Screens, Trusses and Annealed Wire and Beam for the 20th consecutive year. The Company was awarded in these categories with the 2012 Ruy Ohtake Trophy, produced especially to mark the occasion. Organized by the Revenda Group, such recognition is the fruit of a survey covering more than two thousand retailers, who indicated the brand most remembered by Brazilians as the best in their segment.About GerdauGerdau is the leader in the segment of long steel in the Americas and one of the main suppliers of special long 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 in the world, and transforms each year millions of tons of scrap steel, reinforcing its commitment to sustainable development in the regions where it operates. Gerdau is listed on the stock exchanges of São Paulo, New York, and Madrid and has over 130,000 shareholders.