Machinery and Equipment


Equipamentos mecanicosSanta Catarina leads the Brazilian and Latin American markets in production of air and piston compressors and is Brazil’s leading exporter of hermetic motor-compressors.

Brazil’s and Latin America’s leading company in the production of ceramic industry printers is located in the state, which is also home to the second largest Brazilian producer of equipment for grain storage and processing and one of the world’s three largest manufacturers of equipment for production of wooden veneers.

  • 1,557 companies (2014)
  • 45.6 thousand workers (2014)
  • 7.3% of Manufacturing Value Added in SC (2013)
  • 9.4% of Santa Catarina exports, US$ 842 million (2014)



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