Tupy is a Brazilian multinational company, global leader in the cast iron engine blocks and heads for the automotive industry, and the company also stands out by its position in the markets of malleable cast iron steel shots and grits, and continuous cast iron bars. Operating in more than 40 countries, in 2016 Tupy registered total revenues of R$ 3.2 billion (US$ 990mi).
Founded in 1938 in the city of Joinville – SC, in the Southern region of Brazil, where the headquarters have been located since, Tupy currently has approximately 12,4 employees in four plants - two in Brazil (Joinville-SC and Mauá-SP), and two in Mexico (Saltillo and Ramos Arizpe) - as well as offices in Sao Paulo, United States and Europe.
Internationally recognized for high-quality technology both in solution design and new metal alloys manufacture, the automotive industry is Tupy’s core business. Tupy builds and supplies engine components including, brake, suspension, steering and transmission systems for all types of vehicles, passengers and commercial, such as cars, trucks and buses to agricultural, construction, mining machinery, and boats. By investing in diversification, the company also provides malleable cast iron fittings, steel shots and grits for industrial use, construction, oil and gas, sanitation, irrigation, etc.
Tupy’s certifications include ISO 14001 (Environment), ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 16949 (automotive sector specific standards), among others. Tupy’s shares (TUPY3) are traded on the BM&F Bovespa Stock Exchange, and are also listed in the New Market [Novo Mercado] segment, which includes the highest corporate governance standards. Today, the company is part of IBrX 100, an index including the 100 most traded shares in the Brazilian Stock Market.