PREMA, genuinely national company, founded in September 1936, current precursor PREMA Technology and Commerce Ltda. now celebrating 80 years, is installed by the State Forest Dr. Edmundo Navarro de Andrade, who was the introducer of eucalyptus, originally from Australia into our country, with the initial objective of supplying locomotives powered by steam, which needed timber with great heat power and fast growing.
After the implementation of large settlements of this forest species, orchestrated by Navarro de Andrade this model started to be replaced by other sources of energy, and in 1936 at the request of renowned researcher, PREMA was founded and busied as a pioneer in Brazil in the adaptation the use of preserved eucalyptus in an autoclave under vacuum and pressure, enabling to obtain a wide range of products, including railroad ties, utility poles, crossarms and others.
From that time until today, PREMA is proud to have a manufacturing plant that has the two largest autoclaves operating in Latin America, with 42 meters long each, with proven technical performance by over 12.800.000 sleepers, 1.200.000 utility poles, 8.700.000crossarms plus 2.300.000 cubic meters of lumber for construction and rural building, produced and installed over the years, with proven life averaging over 15 years.
As the leader in the segment and holders of the largest installed capacity in the region, PREMA today is recognized as the leading supplier of treated hardwood. Providing cylindrical logs and lumber for all Latin America market.
To produce and preserved sustainablytimbers in autoclave under vacuum and pressure treatment with quality assurance,collaborating with the environment and avoiding unnecessary deforestation of native woods by lengthening the life of the processed woods.
Providing personal and social growth to its employees through operational and individual training and qualification improvement of all employees.
Social economic and cultural growth within the society, through existing projects and incentives for new technological developments.
Measure accurately the actual market demand of various segments providing a safe and direct supply to the limit of our production. Implementation of operational controls in order to reduce losses and costs, making it possible to produce more, better and at the lowest cost.