Tag Archives: Brazil

Dana to Purchase Strategic Driveline Production Assets of SIFCO S.A. in Brazil

Dana Incorporated has announced a definitive agreement to purchase strategic assets of SIFCO S.A., a leading producer of forged and machined components located in Brazil. Under the terms of the proposed purchase, Dana would acquire manufacturing and other assets of SIFCO.  This acquisition will enable Dana to enhance its vertically integrated supply chain, which will

IAC Opens First South American Plant In Itatiaia, Brazil, To Support Jaguar Land Rover

Leading automotive interior components supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) is continuing its aggressive global growth with the opening of its first South American plant in Itatiaia, Brazil. The new 4,500 square-meter (48,437 square-foot) facility officially opened today and is expected to employ approximately 40-to-50 people when production reaches full capacity. It assembles and delivers highly crafted

Scania unveils new test laboratory in Brazil

Scania has inaugurated a €10m Technology Centre in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, with engine test cells that will be used for the developing, testing and certifying of its engines. “With this initiative we are placing Brazil within the context of the most cutting-edge technology in the automotive sector, reflecting, at the same time, our

Saint-Gobain Reinforces Its Performance Plastics Business in Brazil

Saint-Gobain has acquired Brazilian company SG Plasticos, a leading player in specialty extruded tubing inBrazil, based in the state of São Paulo. The company provides differentiated and customized solutions related to fluid transfers on demanding applications to a wide variety of markets, including industrial, life sciences and automotive. This acquisition is in line with the

RSB Group Receives CSR Excellence Award

RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd received CSR Excellence Award for 2015 from Aditya Birla Group at 4th Annual Manufacturing Conference & Awards 2015, in Pune. The award was received by Priyanka Behera, Head – CSR, on behalf of RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd, from Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India. Speaking on the

FCA opens Jeep production facility in Pernambuco

On 28 April Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) officially opened the new Jeep production facility in Goiana, located in the State of Pernambuco in northeast Brazil.  Present at the ceremony were Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, Governor of Pernambuco, Paulo Câmara, and the Chairman and CEO of FCA, John Elkann and Sergio Marchionne. Pernambuco is FCA’s first