ArcelorMittal opened a retail franchise in Sao Joao da Boa Vista in the state of Sao Paulo in Brazil. The store is located at Rua Oscar Pirajá Martins in Jardim Santo André neighborhood. This is a new business model, in partnership with an entrepreneur, for the sale of steel products and solutions, an unprecedented initiative in Brazil. The environment has a differentiated design and service and offers more than 200 steel products, in the following lines: Civil Construction, Industry, Fences, Welds and Wires, Tubes, Sheets and Complementary Products for the transformation of our Steel. The focus is on the final consumer bricklayer, locksmith, architect, contractor, small industry or person who uses steel to build or renovate their homes. Construtora Mantiqueira is the business partner in the city of Sao Paulo, located on the border with Minas Gerais.
ArcelorMittal Acos Longos Regional Sales Director René Kahler said “The action reinforces ArcelorMittal's pioneering spirit in retail, expands the reach of our stores and bets on the expansion and growth of the region.”
ArcelorMittal Acos Longos expects to open another 15 stores in Brazil in 2021.