Business and Investment in SC


Plastic Products

PlasticosSanta Catarina accounts for Brazil’s second highest plastics production. The state is home to the company that leads Brazil and Latin America in the production of PVC pipes and fittings and which is one of the largest in the world.

Santa Catarina occupies second place in Brazil in production of disposable plastic goods (cups, plates, containers, etc).

The state is also home to the company that is Latin America’s largest transformer of expanded polystyrene (EPS). It leads the Brazilian market in industrial product packaging, and is the largest producer in Brazil of PET cord and the largest PET recycler in Latin America.

  • 934 companies (2014)
  • 40.5 thousand workers (2014)
  • 4.9% of Manufacturing Value Added in SC (2013)
  • 0.7% of Santa Catarina exports, US$ 61 million (2014)

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