A global player in mining and metallurgy
Votorantim Metais Holding is among the five largest producers of zinc in the world and hold a leading position in Latin America with a diversified portfolio that includes copper, lead, silver, and other minerals.
We are part of Votorantim S.A., a Brazilian multinational organization that operates in several strategic sectors of the economy and is present in 23 countries.
In Brazil, we operate five industrial operating units, all located in the state of Minas Gerais (MG), and has its head office in the municipality of São Paulo (SP). Two industrial units are dedicated to the mining and processing of mineral ores containing zinc (Zn) , lead (Pb) and silver (Ag), and are located in the municipalities of Vazante (MG) and Paracatu (MG). Two industrial units produce zinc (Zn) and polymetallic products, and are located, respectively, in the municipalities of Três Marias (MG) and Juiz de Fora (MG). The fifth industrial unit, located in Fortaleza de Minas (MG), produces sulfuric acid.
In Peru, we operate a zinc (Zn) refinery in the district of Cajamarquilla, and owns a controlling shareholding in Milpo, a Peruvian mining company. Milpo has a sales and administrative office in Lima and operates three facilities that mine and process mineral ores containing zinc (Zn), lead (Pb) and copper (Cu). These ores also contain trace amounts of silver (Ag) and gold (Au). Two of these mining operations are located in the province of Pasco and the third is located in the district of Cerro Lindo.
We also have sales offices in Houston, Texas, United States and in Luxembourg.