This article aims at profiling the technological development of production processes of Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN). It analyzes the deposits of patent of CSN between the years of 1971 and 2009, classifying them in product technologies and process technologies. It was concluded that the CSN has made more deposit of patent for process technology than for product technology and that there are two distinct standard for the technology development one for the pre-privatization period and another for the pos-privatization period.
Author(s): Mariana Costa Fagundes, Maxwel de Azevedo Ferreira, Gustavo da Silva Motta, Ilton Curty Leal Junior, Vanessa da Silva Garcia
Organization(s): Universidade Federal Fluminense
Source: Journal of Advancements in Economics, Finance & Accounting (JAEFA)