Bodycote (LSE:BOY), the world’s largest thermal processing services provider, reiterates its commitment and emphasis on the Brazilian market as part of the Group’s future growth strategy.
With four ISO 9001 accredited facilities in Jundiaí, Campinas, Joinville and São Leopoldo, Bodycote’s Brazilian plants serve diverse markets that include automotive, aerospace, oil & gas, construction, agriculture, rail, marine and more.
In recent months, the installation of additional capacity to meet customers’ requirements and an increased focus on sales growth has resulted in new high value business wins and repeated customer orders, especially in the rapidly developing oil & gas sector where Bodycote already enjoys a significant market position for both Heat Treatment and Surface Coatings. Further, recent internal reorganization has focused resources and improved efficiencies within the business to drive operational improvements and customer service.
The Group plans to continue with its growth strategy of adding to its existing global footprint, with a strong emphasis on emerging markets. Based on its range of services and ongoing expansions, Bodycote is well-positioned to meet manufacturers’ specific needs and requirements, delivering the highest levels of customer service in terms of quality, delivery, reliability and technical expertise.
With more than 190 locations in 26 countries, Bodycote is the world’s largest provider of thermal processing services. Through heat treatment, metal joining, surface technology and Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP), Bodycote improves the properties of metals and alloys, extending the life of vital components for a wide range of industries, including aerospace, defence, automotive, power generation, oil & gas, construction, medical and transportation. Customers in all of these industries have entrusted their products to Bodycote’s care for more than 30 years. For more information, visit www.bodycote.com.