SINOBRAS Florestal, one of the companies of the Grpo Aço Cearense, established in 2006, is located in the municipality of São Bento do Tocantins (TO) and produces bioenergetic reducer to supply Siderurgica Norte Brasil S.A. - SINOBRAS, a company of the Group with headquarters in Marabá (PA). In total, 15 farms own eucalyptus plantations in an area of 25,100 hectares.
The company has two Bioenergetic Reducer Production Units with a production capacity of 25,500 cubic meters. It has 46 rectangular ovens, which mitigate the environmental impacts and produce the bioenergetic reducer that is used by SINOBRAS. In addition, SINOBRAS Florestal has centralized in its operations the modules for harvesting, transportation and management of mechanized firewood and coal and a maintenance center that guarantees the availability of equipment.
Contributing to the socioeconomic increase of the region, SINOBRAS Florestal generates about 200 direct jobs and at the time of planting other collaborators are added to these seasonal operations.
SINOBRAS Forestry in numbers
Forest Base - 15 farms own with eucalyptus plantation
Production Capacity - 25,500 cubic meters of bioenergetic reducer
Direct Jobs - about 200