Founded in 1938, in Joinville, Santa Catarina, in the Southern area of Brazil, TUPY has an annual production capacity of 835 thousand tonnes of cast iron parts in four industrial plants: one in Joinville and one in MauŠ, in the state of S„o Paulo, in the Southeast of Brazil, and two units in Mexico, in Saltillo and Ramos Arizpe. Certified by the standards ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001, TUPY employs 11,000 people, and exports over 80% of its annual production to more than 40 countries.
For the commercialization and customer service, TUPY counts on offices located in the the city of Sao Paulo, United States and Germany.
A large share of TUPY’s production consists of components developed under request for the automotive sector, which includes trucks, buses, agriculture and road construction machinery, passenger vehicles, industrial and marine engines, etc. The parts include engine blocks and heads and parts for brake, transmission, steering, axle and suspension systems. Tupy also manufactures and commercializes malleable cast iron pipe fittings, steel shots and grits and continuous casting, which are supplied to several industrial sectors.