Gerdau, Brazil’s largest steel producer, has launched a new company, Gerdau Graphene, to develop products, including lubricants, based on graphene applications, the company announced last week. Gerdau Graphene will operate independently from Gerdau’s steel business divisions.
“The new business unit is positioned as a major producer of graphene in the Americas,” Sao Paulo-based Gerdau said in a press release April 28. “The company plans to offer more technology to the construction, industrial and automotive lubricants, rubber, thermoplastics, paints and sensors industries in Brazil and countries across North America.”
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