Brazil is thyssenkrupp's number one market in terms of sales and production sites in South America. Local companies comprise a workforce of almost 20,000 employees and generated nearly € 1.5 billion in sales.
Our largest company is RIP - Serviços Industriais with about 7,500 employees. With about 4,800 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 more than 2,300 people today. thyssenkrupp Elevadores S.A. is Brazil's second-largest elevator company with about 3,800 employees.
All details relate to the 2013/2014 fiscal year, as of September 30, 2014.
thyssenkrupp in Brazil (Portuguese)