Brasigran, Brasileira de Granitos Ltda., has been in the granite processing industry since 1989 and continuously seeks innovations in the ornamental stone industry. The company is a benchmark in this industry and a national leader in the export of ornamental stone slabs. It also plays an important role in the sale of Brazilian granite through successful partnerships with various companies around world.
Brasigran is supported by its parent company, Mineração Corcovado, which is specialized in the extraction of unique exotic stone from its own quarries and has been operating in foreign markets since 1971. The integration of the two companies allows Brasigran to have total control over production and to provide high-quality products and services to its clients.
Operating in an area of approximately 41,500 m² (446,702 ft²), Brasigran is strategically located in the Serra industrial center in the state of Espírito Santo, a few minutes outside the state capital, Vitória, and it’s airport and ports .
Technology and Equipment
Brasigran invests in technology and uses modern, state-of-the-art Italian machinery. The company uses high-precision multi-wire saws that are both faster and more environmentally friendly than single-wire saws, as well as 5 axis CNC bridge saws that are able to cut unique pieces for special projects. Always in search of innovation and always investing in research and development, the company offers solutions that provide safety and assurance to its customers.
Brasigran currently has a production capacity of 50,000 m² (538,196 ft2), producing polished slabs, tiles and customized pieces. The company maintains a permanent inventory of around 150,000 m² (492,126 ft2) in slabs and 7,000 m³ (247,203 ft3) in blocks, ensuring prompt delivery to all its clients in Brazil and abroad.
Social and Environmental Responsibility
Brasigran is committed to promoting sustainable economic development and is involved in activities that protect the environment. Therefore the company adopts practices that are beneficial to society and the environment through it support of social projects, a solid waste reduction policy and methods that benefit everyone involved in the production process.
- Management of natural resources used in production;
- Development of new production processes that use cleaner technologies;
- Internal reuse and sale of byproducts to other companies;
- Donations and participation in social projects and community actions;
- Reforesting areas around the quarries;
- Investment in a residue treatment system that ensures that byproducts are not released directly into the environment;
- Recycling of 95% of the water used during the production process.