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WireCo WorldGroup Establishes Distribution Center in Brazil

Posted on June 26, 2017


WireCo WorldGroup has established a new Distribution Center in Queimados, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as part of the company’s strategy to bring its industry-leading wire rope products to the Brazilian mining, ports, industrial cranes, construction, and fishing markets.  WireCo WorldGroup is the world's leader in manufacturing, engineering, and distributing wire rope, synthetic rope, specialized assemblies, wire products and electromechanical cable. The Distribution Center will feature three hydraulic press machines with 150t, 600t and 1500t capacity and in addition to providing unrivalled technical expertise, it will stock wire rope ranging from 3/8” up to 3” diameter together with sling production capabilities for just-in-time delivery and customized products.

“The Distribution Center significantly strengthens the Brazilian wire rope industry through our technical expertise and global reach to meet diverse customer needs,” says Rui Faria, Senior Vice President South America, WireCo WorldGroup. “Furthermore, we’re broadening the scope and range of wire rope options and value-added solutions designed to enhance the operational efficiency of a wide range of Brazilian industries.”

The WireCo WorldGroup Distribution Center is located next to Lankhorst Euronete Brasil, part of the WireCo WorldGroup, and an established supplier of synthetic fiber ropes to the Brazilian offshore industry.

WireCo® WorldGroup's highly engineered products are recognized throughout the world and are used in a wide range of mission critical applications. Globally, WireCo® WorldGroup possesses a portfolio of many of the industry’s most powerful brands including Union, Casar, Lankhorst, Camesa, Oliveira and Drumet. WireCo® WorldGroup, headquartered in Prairie Village, Kansas, employs approximately 4,000 people worldwide with manufacturing plants, research and development centers and distribution facilities located around the world.

For more information visit wirecoworldgroup.com.