Machinery, Electrical Equipment and Materials


Material eletricoThe electrical motor and machinery industry is one of the driving forces of the state economy. It stands out for its importance in the manufacturing of generators, transformers and electrical motors, accounting for 30.4% of Brazilian production.

Santa Catarina is also a leader in the production of hermetic compressors for refrigeration and home appliances and is Brazil’s largest exporter of 3-phase 75kW AC motors.

  • 334 companies (2014)
  • 35.3 thousand workers (2014)
  • 10.5% of Manufacturing Value Added in SC (2013)
  • 9.7% of Santa Catarina exports, US$ 871 million (2014)

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