Astec do Brasil is Astec’s only manufacturing facility in South America producing a complete line of crushers, vibrating screens and portable, relocatable and stationary asphalt plants. In addition, Astec do Brasil markets and supports Astec’s subsidiaries’ equipment such as, track-mounted equipment, material transfer vehicles and scalers.
With the delivery and startup of complete crushing plants already manufactured in the new facility, Astec do Brasil is poised to become a significant supplier to the infrastructure and aggregate/mining segment of the market. The goal is to become the leader in the Brazilian market, while expanding throughout the Mercosur market. Shipment of equipment has already occurred to Argentina and Colombia.
Astec do Brasil continues to increase its line of products, with a focus on safety, quality, productivity and customer satisfaction. In 2017, they introduced an Astec Mobile Screens Vari-Vibe® Screen to the Brazilian market. This Vari-Vibe Screen is manufactured in Brasil and has already been shipped to customers.
Wear parts sales are becoming increasingly important to the market. Astec do Brasil continues to put its brand in contact with sales representatives, users and customers with competitive brands to continue increasing market penetration.
Overall, the response from current customers regarding our equipment has been exceptional, including Telsmith crushers and screens, which are reaching and even exceeding expected performance. This response supports increasing growth for Astec throughout Brazil.