Globe Metales, S.A. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe Specialty Metals
Inc. (Nasdaq: GSM), a major producer of silicon metal
and specialty alloys. At Globe Metales we produce Ultracore© Brand
steelmaking alloys, foundry alloys and alloy cored wire in our manufacturing
plants at Luján de Cuyo in Mendoza province Argentina and at Villa Mercedes
in San Luis province. Our sister company Ultracore Polska, located in
Police in northern Poland, produces alloy cored wire for the European steel
and foundry industries.
Our products are critical inputs in the manufacture of a wide range of
industrial and consumer products with growing markets. Our customers
include steel manufacturers, the global auto industry, industrial pipe
manufacturers, ductile iron foundries and concrete producers.
Globe Metales was founded in 1965 as Stein Ferroaleaciones, S.A.
Today we are among the world's major suppliers of
Calcium Silicon and other alloys, exporting, to six continents, over 80%
of our production. We became part of Globe Specialty Metals in November 2006.