Vallourec is a world leader in premium tubular solutions for the energy markets and for demanding industrial applications such as oil & gas wells in harsh environments, new generation power plants, challenging architectural projects, and high-performance mechanical equipment. Vallourec’s pioneering spirit and cutting-edge R&D open new technological frontiers. Operating in more than 20 countries, its 20,000 dedicated and passionate people work hand-in-hand with their customers to offer more than just tubes: they deliver innovative, safe, competitive and smart tubular solutions, to make every project possible.
With more than 20,000 employees worldwide, 50 industrial units, sales offices and six research centers, Vallourec is present in more than 20 countries. Its local presence reflects a strategic priority of the Group, which is to invest in markets with significant growth and to position itself close to customers and main energy production sites.
Vallourec Soluções Tubulares do Brasil
The Company is the result of the integration of the steel assets located in Brazil, especially in Minas Gerais - Belo Horizonte and Jeceaba - respectively, optimizing the industrial structure and seeking alternatives to keep offering high quality products and services that can be presented to the market more competitively. With the merger, Vallourec Soluções Tubulares do Brasil now has three major shareholders: Vallourec (84.6%), Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation - NSSMC (15%) and Sumitomo Corporation (0.4%).
The Barreiro Integrated Mill is one of the most well-equipped steelmaking complexes in the national and international market, has the capacity to produce about 550 thousand tons of seamless pipes per year, serving the petroleum, industrial, automotive, energy and civil construction sectors. The Jeceaba Power Plant is one of the most modern steel mills in the world with the capacity to produce 600 thousand tons of seamless steel tubes exclusively for the oil and gas sector.
In addition to the Barreiro and Jeceaba Mills, Vallourec has control of Vallourec Forestry unit, Vallourec Mining unit, Transport and Services unit and Tubos Soldados Atlântico. Its structure includes a subsidiary in Sorocaba (SP), as well as four sales offices - one in São Paulo (SP), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Caxias do Sul (RS) and Natal (RN).
The Mining and Forestry units guarantee integration in the supply chain with strategic advantages for the Company in terms of raw materials, supplying charcoal and iron ore, two of the main inputs for the production of seamless steel pipes.
Usina de Jeceaba Head Office:
Distrito Industrial s/n - Jeceaba / MG – Brasil
Phone: +55 (31) 2141-5124
Avenida Olinto Meireles, 65 - Barreiro – Belo Horizonte/MG
Phone: +55 (31) 3328-2121
Phone: +55 (31) 3333 4471