Construcap is one of the leading construction companies in Brazil. It is one of the most sought after gems in the real estate business. The company has ethical, sustainable goals about building construction. It is very active in both the private as well as public sectors of construction. Construcap is a merger of two big construction companies namely Construtora Pereira and Construcap Engeharia. The company Constructors Pereira de Souza was founded in 1944 by two engineers Caio Luiz Pereira de Souza and Henrique Pegado. Construcap Engenharia was founded in 1955 by engineers Julio Capobianco, Jose Mandacaru Guerra, John Ulic Burke Jr.; Jose Ribeiro do Valle and Iorio Adami.
Construcap has a long chain of completed projects under its belt. The projects include construction of buildings, hospitals, hotels, shopping centres, temples and churches. Some of the prominent buildings that were built by the company include Tribunal Regional do Trabalho in Rio de Janeiro (concluded within the time frame of 18 months), Rip Bravo at Santos (completed within 34 months). Apart from buildings the company is also actively involved in the construction of highways, railways, power stations, oil and gas stations, mining projects, factories, automotive factories, etc.,
Since the year of inception, Construcap has always strived for excellence and has been able to keep up its reputation as a company of quality and excellence. The main reason for the success of the company is its constant development with a focus on technical innovation and a great concern towards social development and the environment. The services and projects undertaken by the company are controlled by SIG (Portuguese for Integrated Management System). The company is rightfully authenticated by IS0 9001/2000, OHSAS 18001/1999 and ISO 14001/2004 standards.
The company boasts about 1001 to 5000 employees. Construcap has implemented the Integrity Program under which an Integrity Committee was set up. The committee which consists of the senior management of the company and a consultant is responsible for seeing whether all the employees are following the company’s Code of Conduct. The company has an extensive list of trusted economic giants like ALOMAR, Anglo American, Colgate, Citroen, Duratec, Galvani, Michelin, ThyssenKrupp, and Walmart.