The Carnauba Leaders

Pontes Industria is Brazil’s oldest and best known manufacturer of Carnauba Wax. We are the world’s foremost producer of top quality Carnauba products, leading the industry in manufacturing standards and technical innovation.

Alongside our commercial enterprises, Pontes Industria is pioneering the social and economic development of the communities whose livelihoods, along with our own, are sustained by Carnauba.

From plantation to consignment, every step of the Pontes Industria manufacturing journey is certified as traceable and sustainable.


Pontes Industria believes on sustainable carnauba wax production and the possibility of encouraging transformation and economic development for the Carnauba wax community.

Every decision is taken with respect for the Carnauba tree, the symbol of the States of Ceará and Piauí, which is also known as the ‘tree of life’.


Carnauba wax, also known as queen of waxes, is of a vegetable origin, natural and sustainable product with a wide variety of uses.


Pontes Industria engages in practices that protect natural resources, conserve biodiversity, and only use approved substances. Pontes chooses to promote a better world by working to protect the environment.


Pontes Industria is the only Carnauba Wax Manufacturer to hold 14 certifications.

Our Brands

The Pontes’ brands, Starlight and Prime, are recognised as hallmarks of quality and performance.

United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

Pontes works towards the improvement of people’s lives and prosperity on a healthy planet. We mobilize efforts to build a sustainable future for all.