RHI to Start Production in Brazil in 2013

IndustrialsIndustrial Goods ♦ Published: September 15, 2011; 18:32 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian producer of refractory materials invests € 85m in a first step. The new plant will have an annual production capacity of 60,000 tons.

RHI to Start Production in Brazil in 2013 / Picture: © RHI AG

RHI has recently started construction works on its first plant in Brazil. In a first step, € 85m will be invested in the Queimados site close to Rio de Janeiro, the company announced. The investment will create 200 new jobs and another 400 indirect jobs. Production is scheduled to commence in the third quarter of 2013.

Annual production of the new plant is planned to reach…