Sugar and Ethanol

The Brazilian sugar and ethanol market has been attracting worldwide attention. The low cost of productivity, favorable climatic conditions and geography allow the country to explore several cultures, among them and on a large scale, sugarcane has been positioning the country as a favorite in the leadership in this market. In addition, Brazil has the most advanced technologies for the production of sugar and alcohol.

The transformation and movement of the segment mobilize the entire chain and the supplying companies have a great role as partners in this endeavor and everyone rows for the sustainability and independence of Brazil.

Supported by the experience of more than thirty years in the sugar and alcohol segment, SMAR invests in research for the development and improvement of its products and today is the world leader in automation and control in this market.

To provide maximum efficiency, SMAR identifies the needs of its customers, specifies the industrial automation system and all the equipment needed for the plant, in addition to executing the installation and training the workforce.

Through its complete automation solutions, it monitors and scales production processes more efficiently, helping to plan investments and future improvements. In addition, SMAR has extensive technical support made up of its Applications Engineering, Technical Assistance and Installations and 24-hour online support via the Internet.

SMAR's activities within the plant range from the arrival of the sugarcane to the output of the final product. Its activities cover:

  • Sugarcane reception
  • Cane preparation
  • Milling
  • Diffuser
  • Broth treatment
  • Evaporation
  • Flotation
  • Sugar factory
    • Vacuum cookers
    • Continuous cookers
    • Centrifuges
    • Sugar drying
    • Packaging
  • Sugar Refinery
  • Fermentation
    • Batch
    • To be continued
  • Distillery
  • Alcohol tanking
  • Steam generation
  • Electricity generation


SMAR recognizes its responsibilities towards the environment and seeks to guide its objectives in accordance with the principles of sustainable development. SMAR respects the relevant regulations in its field of activity, researching and using the most appropriate methods in order to reduce environmental damage and increase nature protection.