- Grupo Villar Mir engages in its activities in the Electrometallurgy Sector through Grupo Ferroglobe.
- Grupo Ferroglobe is the leading worldwide producer of silicon metal and one of the major producers of ferroalloys in the world.
- It has 68 furnaces, with an installed power of 1,484 MW.
It holds a diversified product portfolio with a production capacity of just over one million five hundred thousand tons per year:
Following the acquisition of FerroVen in 1998, the Group has since based its strategy on strong international expansion.
The Group currently has twenty-three production centres in eight countries: five in Spain, six in France, five in the United States, three in South Africa, one in Canada, one in Argentina, one in Venezuela and one in China.
The Group is present around the world, with a strong position in Western Europe and North America, particularly in the USA and Canada.
The second main element of its strategy is its firm support for R&D&i as the most effective means of maintaining a high degree of competitiveness in an increasingly global market. Proof of this is its significant technological capacity in one of the most promising sectors for the future: the silicon metal sector.