Cutlery: sharpening the future in Santa Catarina and Benedita

The companies IVO Cutelarias, ICEL, NICUL, SICO, JERO, CUREL and Lombo do Ferreiro form the most important cluster of the country’s cutlery industry and one of the five largest in Europe. The sector has grown more than 40% since 2010 and in recent years it has already invested more than 8 million euros in modernization. It generates close to 30 million euros in turnover and employs more than 1000 people.