Brazil is ThyssenKrupp's number one market in terms of sales and production sites in South America. Local companies comprise a workforce of more than 20,000 employees and generated more than € 1.5 billion in sales.

Our largest company is RIP - Serviços Industriais with about 7,700 employees. With about 4,000 employees, the Group is also one of Brazil's leading automotive suppliers. The biggest production company is ThyssenKrupp Metalúrgica Campo Limpo Ltda., established as a local automotive supplier back in 1954 and employing about 2,300 people today. ThyssenKrupp Elevadores S.A. is Brazil's second-largest elevator company with about 4,000 employees.

All details relate to the 2012/2013 fiscal year, Annual Report, as of September 30, 2013.

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ThyssenKrupp in Brazil (Portuguese)

Brazil and ThyssenKrupp. The Company in Brazil.