Eternit SA, formerly Industrias Eternit SA, is a Brazil-based company engaged in the manufacture and sale of construction materials made from fiber cement, cement, concrete, plaster, metal and plastic. The Company’s products include roof coverings and shapes made from fiber-cement and cement reinforced with synthetic fiber; metallic roof coverings; ceramic sanitary ware; wall panels; water tanks; water filters for pipes, and metallic shapes used in the construction of roofing and walls, among others. Additionally, the Company’s subsidiary Sama SA Mineracoes Associadas is engaged in the extraction and processing of chrysotile asbestos. As of December 31, 2011, the Company operated four plants located in the Brazilian states of Bahia, Goias, Parana and Rio de Janeiro, and had a number of subsidiaries, such as Engedis Distribuicao Ltda, Precon Goias Industrial Ltda and Wagner Ltda, among others. In February 2012, the Company entered in the segment of metal sanitary ware.