CNH Industrial’s Contagem Plant is located near Belo Horizonte, the capital city of the state of Minas Gerais and Brazil’s sixth largest city – an important economic and cultural center. The plant produces a wide range of products including excavators, backhoe loaders, wheel loaders, dozers and graders and operates a busy in-house research and development department.
The manufacturing plant extends over 12 hectares and occupies close to 57,000 square meters of covered area. The facility manages a high level of complexity to produce 15 platforms, 65 models, 247 machine configuration options on 6 assembly lines. High-precision equipment on all its lines, including machining, welding, painting and assembly, ensure consistently excellent quality.
The plant is integrated into CNH Industrial’s global production network and operates according to the company’s CNH Business System (CBS), which involves all employees across the entire organization to drive greater accountability, agility, efficiency and safety. The plant’s ISO certifications for product quality, energy efficiency, safety and environmental protection testify to the high quality of its process management.