About Us

Created from a joint venture between Greenbrier, Amsted Rail and Iochpe-Maxion, AmstedMaxion, a company with more than 70 years of activities, is the leading Latin American reference in the development and manufacture of steel wheels, casting components for bogies and draft gear systems, such as draft sill, E and F type coupler, fixed and rotary yokes, connection rods, followers, collars, wheel mirrors, as well as railway wheels with micro-alloyed steel technology. They are robust components with high operational performance, easy maintenance and adapted to the high demands and forces of movement of the current trains, heavier and longer.

The foundry, located in Cruzeiro, besides the railway components, also has the capacity to produce pieces from ten kilos to six tons, in carbon steel and low alloy. Provides for the sectors of mining, machinery and equipment for civil construction and sugar and alcohol, both in domestic and export market.

AmstedMaxion

With more than 70 years of activities, is the leading Latin American reference in the development and manufacture of steel wheels, casting components for bogies and draft gear systems, such as draft sill, E and F type coupler, fixed and rotary yokes

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Mission

We develop and employ our knowledge by proposing innovative, complete and integrated solutions that, throughout their cycle, are capable of:

  • Stimulating our teams.
  • Creating success for our customers.
  • Respecting the environment and the community.
  • Ensuring business sustainability

Vision

Being the first choice for the railway, foundry and services markets.

Values

Excellence

Commitment with ethics

Creative development

Respect for people

Safety Commitment.

Social Sustainability

Awards

See all the recognition awarded over the years and know a little more about our trajectory and experience in the market.

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AmstedMaxion Industrial Plant

AmstedMaxion’s first unit, inaugurated in the 1940s, was the National Freight Car Factory (FNV). It becomes the pioneer industry in the railway transport sector in Brazil. It is installed in a total area of 200 thousand square meters, of which 40 thousand are constructed area.

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Quality

Get to know the quality of AmstedMaxion that results in safety, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction through products that meet your needs in the best way possible.

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Technology and Innovation

To ensure credibility and quality in all processes, our investment in technology and technical training is constant and is part of our work for the benefit of our customers. See more details.

 

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History

The trajectory of AmstedMaxion begins with the other companies that would originate the company in the future. To know the main points of this walk, navigate our time line.

Phase I(1835 - 1873) Click to view more
Phase II(1873 - 1889) Click to view more
Phase III(1889 - 1930) Click to view more
Phase IV(1930 - 1960) Click to view more
Phase V(1960 - 1990) Click to view more
Phase VI(1990 - 2004) Click to view more
Current phase (2016) Click to view more

Downloads

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download, we made available in that session of our site the most recent
catalogs, folders, technical bulletins and other materials, including papertoys of our parts for printing and assembly.
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