Tecnored’s business was founded on the concept of “renewable technology”, a self-sustainable cycle that combines science, engineering, and real-world capability to continually enhance technologically sound systems and processes.
Patented in twenty seven (27) countries, the Tecnored Furnace employs state-of-the-art technology that combines efficiency and sustainability.
At our Technological Research and Development Center, located in Pindamonhangaba, São Paulo, Brazil, we possess all the primary technical resources for laboratory and industry development testing, in accordance to international and national standards, for the iron making and R&D sectors.
We have developed a highly equipped and technological metallurgical laboratory, where we undertake a wide range of metallurgical testing, agglomeration and briquetting. Combining our particular field of expertise, we provide specialized support, such as result interpretation, failure analysis, and case-by-case technical recommendation.
To be a competitive company and an internacional reference in sustainable technology development, thus disseminating Tecnored technology to enhance the steel market.
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• Respect our planet and communities
Vale acquires Tecnored shares (38%)
1ST INDUSTRIAL-SCALE PLANT
Originally established on June 1, 1942 as the state-owned Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Vale became a private company ranking among the largest miners in the world. Vale is a global mining company, transforming natural resources into prosperity and sustainable development. Headquartered in Brazil and present in about 30 countries, we employ approximately 125,000 people between direct employees and permanent contractors.
In addition to mining, we work with logistics – railways, ports, terminals and state-of-the-art infrastructure –, energy, and steel making.
Ronald LopesCOO (Chief Operating Officer)
Undergraduate degree in Industrial Production with MBA in Production Management, Engineering, and Industrial Management.
Fabrício FroisHead of Engineering
Undergraduate degree in Control & Automation Engineering and Occupational Safety Engineering, with MBA in Project Management.
Nirlene ArrudaHead of Finance
Undergraduate degree in Production Engineering, MBA in Economics, and Business Management, and Master's Degree in Production Engineering, Knowledge Management, and specialized MO training.
Patricia MarçalHead of People & Culture and Safety, Environment and SGI
Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing and MBA in Business Administration from FGV.
Ricardo NunesHead of Information Technology, Automation, and Digital Transformation
Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, specialized in infrastructure and software development.
Gabriel AfonsoCompliance / Legal
Undergraduate Degree in Law and Accounting Sciences, and Graduate Degree in Corporate Law and Compliance
André MonsoresSpecialist in Metallurgy
Undergraduate Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Faculdade Federal Fluminense and an MBA in Administration from FGV. Steel and blast furnace specialist.
Alvaro SoaresSpecialist in Thermochemical Processing
Undergraduate Degree in Physics, Master's Degree in Physics and Sc.D. from Unicamp/SP