As one of the largest steel producers in North America, Gerdau is proud to manufacture products that help build our nation, including the construction, automotive, agricultural and energy markets.
Our North American business divisions focus on long and special steel products such as rebar, beams and piling, merchant bar quality, special bar quality and wire rod. Since steel in the U.S. and Canada is produced cleaner and more efficiently than anywhere else in the world, we are one of the greenest choices available. We are also proud to stimulate the economy with a variety of well-paid manufacturing jobs.
Cooper River Bridge
Ironically, recycled cars are a vital part of the steel used to build Charleston’s Cooper River Bridge.
More than 14,000 tons of Gerdau special steel is found in Harley-Davidson motorcycles and other beloved brands.
Our special steel can be found in the engine parts of some of the world’s largest watercraft motor manufacturers.
We’re a leader in manufacturing steel for the anchor bolts and foundations of wind turbines along the Columbia River.
Scrap steel from old cars and trucks is transformed into axles and transmission gears for commercial vehicles.
Fort Lauderdale International Airport
Gerdau steel was used to widen and lengthen the airport’s south runway, providing room for two parallel runways that accommodate additional flights.
The Dallas Cowboys 101,000-seat stadium with retractable roof was built with steel supplied by Gerdau.
Gerdau is supplying approximately 24,000 tons of concrete reinforcing steel for Miami’s new Panorama Tower, which will be the tallest residential building south of New York upon completion in 2017.
Apple's futuristic, four-story circular building known as Campus 2 is taking shape thanks to Gerdau steel. The unique design creates as much energy as it uses and will run entirely on renewable energy from rooftop solar panels.
San Diego Library
Recycled materials make up a large majority of the 6,650 tons of reinforcing steel in the library’s iconic steel dome.
We set a GUINESS WORLD RECORD® as part of the construction process for LA’s soon-to-be tallest skyscraper.
New NY Bridge
We’re supplying around 32,000 tons of rebar for the replacement of the famous Tappan Zee Bridge, a dual-span twin bridge with eight traffic lanes, four emergency lanes and a dedicated commuter bus lane.
Gerdau steel was used to build “the world’s largest fish tank” in the heart of Atlanta.
Freedom Tower Complex
Around 9,000 tons of our rebar went into the Vehicle Security Center of New York’s Freedom Tower Complex.
Rogers Centre, home to the Toronto Blue Jays, was built with Gerdau steel.
Sunshine Skyway Bridge
Gerdau supplied steel to this iconic Florida bridge, connecting Manatee and Pinellas Counties.
Gerdau steel is in the majority of cars and trucks you see on the road. Ford, Chevy and even luxury lines use our steel to ensure their engines run safely.
1 billion more people will move to cities and towns by 2030, living in residential buildings supported by steel.
Marlins Baseball Stadium
Gerdau steel is present in the retractable roof at the 37,000-seat Marlins baseball stadium in Miami.
A steel frame for a 2,000 square foot house can be produced from the material of about 4 recycled cars.
Nevada Solar Complex
Gerdau steel beams hold up more than 1 million solar panels at the Copper Mountain Solar complex in Nevada.
Approximately 100,000 forklifts are sold worldwide every year. Most of them with fork tines made of Gerdau steel.
Canadian Tundra Recycling
Gerdau recycled 80 abandoned vehicles, 2,000 tires and 20 barrels of automotive fluid from the remote Canadian Tundra, improving the health and beauty of this fragile eco-system.