Gerdau SA engages in the production, commercialization, and supply of steel products.
It operates through the following segments: Brazil, North America, Latin America, Special Steel, and Iron Ore. The Brazil segment includes operations in Brazil except special steel; and the metallurgical and cooking coal operation in Colombia.
Its products are rebar, bars, shapes, drawn products, billets, blooms, slabs, wire rod, and structural shapes.
The North America segment deals with North American operations except those of Mexico and special steel.
The Latin America segment involves Latin American operations except the operations in Brazil; and the metallurgical and cooking coal operation of Colombia.
Its products are rebar, bars and drawn products.
The Special Steel segment comprises special steel operations in Brazil, India, Spain, and the U.S. Its products are stainless steel, round, square and flat bars, and wire rod. The Iron Ore segment includes the iron ore operations in Brazil.
The company was founded on November 20, 1961 and is headquartered in Porto Alegre, Brazil.