2. HUMAN INSTINCT DRIVES THE SEARCH FOR NEW ROUTES, FOR OVERCOMING OBSTACLES AND SHORTENING DISTANCES
The history of EMAM began in 2001 in the city of Manaus manufacturing asphalt emulsions, asphalt cement and diluted asphalts, allowing the arrival of paving to the municipalities of the State of Amazonas. 18 years later, we are present in all regions of Brazil with capacity to meet national and Mercosur demands and carry out our mission to build paths for people to go further and further. EMAM also offers special products such as polymer and rubber asphalts, environmentally friendly asphalts, polymerized emulsions, asphalt primer emulsions and asphalt additives, such as high performance DOPE-A.
Created in April of 2001, EMAM began its activities offering Amazonian customers, in addition to Asphalt Emulsions, Asphalt Oil Cement and Diluted Asphalts (CM30).
EMAM made possible the arrival of paving asphalt to all the municipalities of the State of Amazonas, offering Asphalt Emulsion specially created to serve the North Region market.
The shipment of the products to the State countryside is fully processed in its own port, which guarantees effective service to its customers.
Extending its area of operation, EMAM opened its first branch in the city of Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, in October 2002.
OneA year later, in October 2003, the second branch was opened in Várzea Grande Industrial District, State of Mato Grosso, a pioneering venture in the production of asphalt emulsions in the region.
In November 2004, another branch was inaugurated in the city of Fortaleza, Ceará, to serve the entire Northeast Region of Brazil.
In September 2005 the city of São José dos Campos, in the State of São Paulo, was chosen to receive EMAM’s newest branch, and the Company became to operate in the largest consumer market in Brazil.
In 2006 EMAM built a new industrial unit in the Ibirité, MG where a factory was built with state-of-the-art equipment and a laboratory for technological control and development of new products.
In addition to conventional asphalts, the Company now offers to the consumer market asphalts with polymer, asphalts with rubber and additives to improve asphalt adhesion.
In 2007 EMAM expanded its area of operation by opening a branch in Duque de Caxias, in the State of Rio de Janeiro and another branch in Candeias in the State of Bahia. In the same year, EMAM inaugurated a new, modern industrial unit with great productive capacity in Pacatuba in the State of Ceará. This factory has revolutionized the quality of asphalt emulsions commercialized throughout the northeastern region of Brazil.
In 2008, the inauguration of the Araucária / PR subsidiary provided EMAM with a nationwide performance, reaching all regions of Brazil.
The implementation of a new subsidiary, in 2009, in Porto Velho / RO, streamlines and guarantees better logistics in the North region.
Following its success trajectory, EMAM – Emulsões e Transportes Ltda. Believes that honest work, commitment to the customer and the efficiency of its technical / commercial staff are the key to many years of partnership in the Brazilian market.
EMAM’S SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY POLICY COMPRISES THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
- Ensure continuous improvement in the performance of its processes, products and services, with quality and respect for the environment and health and safety;
- Maintain a responsible and open customer service with all its clients, shareholders and stakeholders;
- Meet all applicable legislation, and other requirements subscribed to its activity;
- Promote ethics, citizenship, transparency and sustainable relationships;
- Ensure adequate services to each client, promoting satisfaction within the levels of quality and productivity required;
- Satisfy the expectations of its customers, through the constant growth of economic productivity, competitive costs and the continuous updating of its objectives and goals, provided that it is economically feasible;
- Maintain practices tot prevent adverse socioeconomic impacts, occupational accidents and environmental contamination.