Alcoa Alumínio S.A. is a subsidiary of Alcoa Inc, the world’s leading producer of primary aluminum and fabricated aluminum, as well as the world’s largest miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina.
Alcoa Inc. has 61,000 employees in 31 countries. In Latin America and the Caribbean the company has some 7,000 employees and operations in Brazil, Jamaica and Suriname.
Alcoa has been in Brazil since 1965 and works in the whole of the production chain of the metal, from bauxite mining to the production of fabricated products. It has six production units and three offices in the states of Maranhão, Minas Gerais, Pará, Pernambuco, Santa Catarina, São Paulo and the Federal District.
Charles Martin Hall, the founder of Alcoa, developed the current aluminum smelting process, and this meant that the metal became more popular. Thanks to this contribution we can today find aluminum in a wide variety of objects of our daily lives and in the various markets in which Alcoa is also present, such as the automotive, aerospace, packaging, civil construction, commercial transportation and electronic and industrial products.
The company also has a shareholding in four hydroelectric power stations: Machadinho and Barra Grande on the border of the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul; Serra do Facão in Goiás; and Estreito, between Maranhão and Tocantins.
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