|Embraer is a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate. The company produces commercial, military, and corporate aircraft, and provides related aerospace services. From 1999 to 2001 it was Brazil's largest exporter and is still one of the three main exporters in Brazil.
The company's headquarters, main production facilities, and engineering/design offices are in São José dos Campos, São Paulo. Embraer also has a production plant and flight testing facility in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo. This facility includes a 16,400-foot (5,000 m) runway, the third-longest in the world.
Embraer has maintenance, commercial sites and Commercial offices in Fort Lauderdale-USA, Paris, Singapore and Beijing.
As of July 30, 2009, Embraer had a workforce of 17,389 people, and a firm order backlog totalling US$19.8 billion.
Indústria Aeronáutica Neiva is a subsidiary of Embraer which produces airplanes and aircraft components. Its main product is the Embraer EMB 202 Ipanema, the most employed agricultural aircraft in Brazil and the first alcohol powered airplane. Neiva delivered more than 3,700 aircraft until early 2006.|