The Strategic Collaboration Agreement between Gerdau Brazil and Polytec follows the one between Gerdau North America and Polytec. The largest Brazilian steel producer, one of the main suppliers of long steel in the Americas and special steel in the world, chooses Polytec, worldwide leader in robotic solutions applied to steel industry, for its steel mills robotization. Nicola Bertoni CEO Polytec USA:“The COVID-19 crisis is putting pressure on workers as a result of having to implement new procedures and practices in a very short time, or having to suspend their work and business activities. Despite this critical situation, we worked hard to successfully complete the first project and to establish a good relationship with Gerdau team, based on reliability and expertise. We have achieved all this through the passion and skills we put into our work day by-day, and also thanks to the efforts of all our collaborators.”Fábio Rocha Gerdau Technical Manager / Robotic Applications Brazil: "The exchange of knowledge between companies will bring great future results for safety and productivity in our operations."