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Last R$6.66 BRL
Change Today -0.24 / -3.48%
Volume 6.7M
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Gerdau S.A. produces and commercializes steel products worldwide. It operates through Brazil, North America, Latin America, Special Steel, and Iron Ore segments. The company provides semi-finished products, which include billets that are bars from square sections of long steel that serve as inputs for the production of wire rod, rebars, and merchant bars; blooms for use in the manufacture of springs, forged parts, heavy structural shapes and seamless tubes; and slabs, which are used in the steel industry for the rolling of various flat rolled products, as well as to produce hot and cold rolled coils, heavy slabs, and profiles. It also offers long rolled products comprising rebars, merchant bars, and profiles, which are primarily used in the construction and manufacturing industries; and drawn products, such as barbed and barbless fence wires, galvanized wires, fences, concrete reinforcing wire mesh, nails, and clamps for manufacturing, construction, and agricultural industries. In addition, the company offers special and stainless steel products used in tools and machinery, chains, fasteners, railroad spikes, and special coil steel, as well as special sections comprising grader blades, smelter bars, light rails, super light I-beams, elevator guide rails, and other products. Further, it provides flat products, including hot-and cold-rolled steel coils, heavy plates, and profiles; and resells flat steel products. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Gerdau S.A. is a subsidiary of Metalúrgica Gerdau S.A.

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Gerdau Expands in Asia with New Coke Furnace

Gerdau announced that it has opened a 200,000t coke furnace in India's Andhra Pradesh state after investing INR 5,000 million (about $92 million) as part of its ongoing expansion in the Asian country. The company will use the coke produced to feed its specialty steel plant in the same Indian state, which started operations in October 2014. The company invested over $400 million in the plant, which is designed to have installed capacity of 300,000t of specialty steels mainly for the auto market.

Gerdau S.A. Announces Executive Changes, Effective July 15, 2015

Gerdau S.A. announced that, consequent to the resignation of director André Pires de Oliveira Dias, as of July 15, 2015, the board of directors, at a meeting, resolved to elect Harley Lorentz Scardoelli as the Investor Relations Director of the company. The transition process of the executives will happen until July 15, 2015. Harley Scardoelli joined Gerdau in May 1988, and has worked in the company’s operations in Canada, United States, Spain and Brazil. He currently serves as Corporate Director in charge of Treasury, Financial and Planning departments, and, as of July 15, will accumulate the Investor Relations, Accounting, Tax and Legal departments.

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