Grupo Villacero is a Mexican steelmaker engaged in the manufacture, processing, marketing and distribution of steel products. Villacero produces non-flat steel, pipes, wire rod derivatives, galvanized sheet, steel strip, flat products, grinding bars and balls plus semi-finished products. It maintains manufacturing and distribution plants, sales offices, and service centers throughout its operating territory. The company has presence in 34 countries servicing the American, European, Asian, and Middle Eastern markets. The company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Monterrey in Mexico's Nueva Leon state.