As a part of the Norwegian Brazilian Business and Science Week, November, 10th, BNCC organized a technical visit to Parque Tecnológico de São José dos Campos and Embraer in cooperation with Innovation Norway, NBCC, the Norwegian Embassy and General Consulate in Rio.
From the Norwegian side participated three Norwegian companies: KONGSBERG, Eggs Design and Norwegian Special Mission. KONGSBERG was represented by Sr. Sales Manager Jan Tore Linstad, Geir-Erik Valø Nilsen and Peter Due. Eggs Design was represented by Analuiza C. Camargo and Sandro Pimentel and Erik Tøgersen represented Norwegian Special Mission.
In addition to the Norwegian companies, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs was represented by Minister Counsellor Jan Dybfest. BNCC was represented by its Board member Celma R. Hellebust and NBCC in Rio by its Board member Ronaldo C. Veirano and Johnar Olsen. NBCC São Paulo was represented by its Board member Juliana Meyers.
The visit was closed by a lunch in the Parque Tecnológico.
After lunch, the same delegation did visit Embraer in Sao José dos Campos. The delegation was received in Embraer by Leonardo Mercante, International Relations of Embraer.
In Embraer, KONGSBERG, Eggs Design and Norwegian Special Mission made a presentation of their products and capabilities to Embraer. Following the companies’ presentations, the entire delegation was invited to know facts about the company and the history of Embraer in a dynamic way, which started with a visit of Embraer’s museum. The museum presents the milestones of the company.
The highlight of the day was the plant tour offered by Embraer where all participants could see in the assembly line many of the planes which shall be flying all over the world, including one of the same model which shall be delivered to Widerøe in Norway.
The plant visited is very modern, organized and show how carefully are produced each of the products from Embraer.
By Celma Celma R. Hellebust, BNCC