Share in the state’s Industrial Transformation Value*: 10.7 % (2013)
Industries: 4,027 (2014)
Workers: 56,400 (2014)
Sources: MTE/RAIS 2014 – CNAE 2.0
Laminated profiles • cast and machined parts • metallic tubes • tools • farming and railway instruments • fixing elements • systems for metallic coverage
Share: 2.9% of Santa Catarina’s exports in the sector
Value: US$ 263 million (2014)
Santa Catarina is the leader in Latin America in fixing elements, such as nuts and screws.
INNOVATION: TECHNOLOGY CENTERS
In the municipality of Joinville, there is a strong inventive for innovation and for technological development in the mechanics, metalworks and laboratory analysis areas, where dimensional analyses and the calibration of equipment and machinery is carried out.
OPPORTUNITY: AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY AND HIGHLY COMPLEX PRODUCTS
In Santa Catarina, the automotive area has suppliers of highly complex products, made on order and with a simultaneous engineering process. This includes the development of tools, tests and prototypes.