Company name: Grupo Alterosa
Category: Merchant pig iron
Location: Para de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Expertise: Supply of merchant pig iron.
Keywords: Pig iron.
Telephone number: +55 (37) 3232-0800
Fax number: +55 (37) 3232-0801
Other information: Founded in 1959, Siderurgica Alterosa S.A. is one of the major players in the ironmaking industry in the state of Minas Gerais and Brazil.
The company's production capacity is 288,000 tonnes/year of pig iron in different grades. These include nodular, special nodular, grey and steelmaking pig iron. Alterosa's pig iron is sold to the Brazilian domestic market, particularly in the south and southeast regions, and to foreign customers in North and South America, Europe and Asia.
Altersosa has blast furnaces at two different locations. These are Bairro Santos Dumont and Palmital (both at Para de Minas, in Minas Gerais State).