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Iochpe Zippers

Over its hundred year history, the Iochpe Group has operated in various segments of the economy. It began its activities in 1918 as a lumbering company, and diversified its businesses throughout the 1950s. Of all its activities, one stands out as particularly curious: the assembly of a factory to produce a clothing component with which…

Iochpe-Maxion and the Canoas plant

Did you know that Iochpe-Maxion’s plant in Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil, was the largest manufacturer of agricultural machinery in the southern hemisphere?

An early exporter to the USA

Did you know that Fumagalli was the first Brazilian wheel manufacturer to export product to the United States?

Entrepreneurism and growth

Did you know that eight decades ago, the Iochpe Group—one of the largest industrial groups in Brazil—had only eight employees?