Brazilian Metal Forming and Fabrication Company
For more than 30 years the company has manufactured “sheet metal” and “half heavy” parts for OEMs in the construction industry (fenders, covers, plates, bracket, supports, fuel and hydraulic tanks etc.) and agricultural industry (chassis and general sheet metal, etc.). The company is ISO9001-2000 by BVQI.
The company currently employs approximately 800 at its two manufacturing facilities located in the state of São Paulo. One facility is 161,500 square feet (15.000 square meters) located on 4.5 acres (18,200 square meters). The other facility is 559,700 square feet (52,000 square meters) located on 31.1 acres (126,000 square meters).
The major metal cutting equipment includes Bystronic and Trumpf CNC laser machines to cut steel, stainless steel and aluminum; CNC oxi-fuel machines and CNC plasma machines to cut steel plate. Additional equipment includes milling machines, metal bending machines, pipe bending machines and both manual and robotic welding machines. The company’s painting capabilities include: liquid paint, e-coat and powder coating.
In 2008 the company had pre tax income of R$14.4 million (US$6.0 million) on gross revenues of R$148 million (US$62.1 million) (US$1.00 = R$2.38). The percentage of revenues of the company’s four largest customers in 2008 was 75%, 12%, 9%, and 4%. Revenue by industry in 2008 was approximately: 45% construction equipment; 45% agricultural machines; and 10% other. Much of the company’s production is indirectly exported – the OEMs manufacture and assemble their machinery and equipment in Brasil and export it worldwide.
The company is owned by 2 families, 50% each; and either 100%, 50% or 51% of the company is available for purchase.
The shareholders will consider all offers including offers in which they retained an ownership interest.
The Company is seeking to sell or joint venture with a synergetic Purchaer and become part of global manufacturer.
One facility is 161,50000 sq ft located on 4.5 acres and a second facility is 559,700 sq ft located on 31.1 acres. The second facility can be expanded and will eventually contain the entire Company.
The Company has competition; however, due to the quality of the parts produced and on-time delivery, the Company enjoys preferred vendor status with its customers.