Polimix Concreto is one of the largest concrete companies in Brazil. It has 185 facilities and it is present in 7 countries (Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Panama and the United States). It has the capacity to produce 12 million cubic meters of concrete annually. With the support of its advanced technological laboratory, it offers all types of concrete for all types of jobs, large or small. Its organizational structure relies on fixed and mobile facilities that have all the equipment, material and operation to better serve its customers.
Polimix Agregados provides different types of gravel and industrial sand for various civil construction applications. With about 600 integrants, its annual installed capacity is 15,380,000 tons. In São Paulo, it also works in the sectors of asphalt and recycling of concrete residues.
With approximately 730 integrants in its plants or Distribution Centers, Mizu Cimentos Especiashas annual cement production capacity of 7,020,000 tons.
LOGmix is a bulk hauling company that serves all regions of Brazil. It has 440 tractor trailers that haul more than 2,500,000 t/year.
Ecomix and Construcola have a complete line of mortars: traditional, adhesive, slab, projectable, structural and grout. The combination of technology and high quality raw material increases the job’s productivity, efficiency and cost-effectiveness. With facilities in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo, they have the capacity to produce 565,000 tons a year.
Lime serves several segments: steel, pulp and paper, chemical, environmental, mining, non-ferrous metals, sugar and alcohol, civil construction, among others. CNN, located in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, produces and markets quicklime and hydrated industrial lime to the North and Northeast of Brazil. With qualified staff and high technology equipment, it ensures excellent lime quality and constantly develops new products and applications. Installed Capacity: 260,000 t/year.
Unical, in the state of Minas Gerais, has state-of-the-art equipment that allows production of the highest quality material. Installed capacity: 260,000 t/year.
Dolocal, also in Minas Gerais, produces high quality dolomite quicklime, mainly serving the steel industry. Installed capacity: 75,000 t/year.
Polimix Energia is the area of the Organization that invests in renewable energy and biofuel.
Polimix Energia produces ethanol, a renewable fuel extracted from sugarcane. In addition to being biodegradable, ethanol emits lower levels of greenhouse gases. The production process of ethanol also generates energy through biomass. DVPA (Destilaria do Vale do Paracatu) in Minas Gerais and Agrisa in Rio de Janeiro produce 168 million liters per crop and 28 MW per year.
Small Hydroelectric Power Plants (SHOPs)
Small hydroelectric power plants make up a significant part of renewable energy generation in Brazil. Polimix Energia has stakes in plants in the state of Mato Grosso, adding an installed capacity of 71.5 MW.
Polimix Energia, in partnership with Polimix Concreto, will implement 15 photovoltaic plants for the generation of clean and renewable electricity during 2019. The total installed capacity will be 4,200 kWp, enough to supply approximately 75% of Polimix Concreto’s energy consumption throughout Brazil.
Photovoltaic systems will be installed in the states of Pernambuco, Ceará, Bahia, São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul.
Polimix Energia also has 4 solar generation projects in the state of Bahia. Jointly, these solar power plants will have 256,000 kWp of installed capacity, and will be able to generate electricity to supply 350 thousand homes.
In 2015 Polimix Organization started to invest in the circular economy, aiming at transforming waste into products that can be used again as raw material. Thus,Polimix Ambiental was created in Santana de Parnaíba, in the state of São Paulo. It also plans to expand into other cities.
Through advanced technology, Polimix Ambiental transforms end-of-life tires and rubber waste, considered environmental liabilities, into carbon black, steel and fuel oil for various applications.
Porto Central is an international project developed by a joint-venture between Brazilian TPK Logística SA (which has Polimix as its main partner) and the Dutch port of Rotterdam. It is a greenfield industrial port complex. It is strategically located in Espírito Santo, the mid-point of the east coast of Brazil, close to the main production and consumption centers of the country.
Porto Central will be a multipurpose port and will serve several business segments, such as oil and gas, offshore industry, container, general cargo, agribusiness, mining, energy, etc.