Tupy is nominated for Autodata Prize 2014
July 23, 2014
Joinville (SC) / Brazil – July 2014 – Tupy, the largest manufacturer of cylinder blocks and cylinder heads in cast iron, is among the best companies of the automotive industry, according to the journalism team of the AutoData group, a magazine specialized in the sector. They elected 54 companies, divided into sixteen areas, in addition to five categories of cars and personality of the year, which will compete for the maximum recognition of the AutoData Prize 2014.
Tupy was one of the four companies selected in the category Supplier of Parts and Components. With the nomination for the prize, the company goes to the second phase, in which the best companies in each category will be selected by the subscribers of the AutoData magazine and of the AutoData News Agency, besides the participants of the AutoData Perspectives Congress 2015, which will be held in October, in São Paulo. The winners of the fifteenth edition of the prize will be published in November.
Tupy develops and produces cast and machined parts for the automobile industry and also serves different sectors of the construction industry by manufacturing pipe fittings in malleable cast iron, shots and grits and continuous cast iron bars. Founded in 1938, in the City of Joinville (Santa Catarina State), it has two plants in Brazil, in the cities of Joinville (Santa Catarina State) and Mauá (São Paulo State), and two in the Coahuila State, Mexico, in the cities of Saltillo and Ramos Arizpe. In 2013, Tupy sold approximately 66.8% of its production to the international market, achieving a revenue of R$ 3.1 billion. www.tupy.com.br.