Caprolactam (CPL)

Caprolactam (CPL) is the main raw material to produce Nylon 6. CPL is made from cyclohexane and ammonia. Nylon 6 is a high strength material used in a broad range of applications such as bathing suits, underwear, tires, industrial textiles, seatbelts, and engineering plastics.

Caprolactam (CPL) is the main raw material to produce Nylon 6

Ammonium Sulfate

Ammonium sulfate (fertilizer) is a derivative of the caprolactam production process that is used in agriculture. It is a nitrogen-rich fertilizer that is well suited for use in the farming regions of central Mexico. Alpek operates one of the largest ammonium sulfate distribution networks in central Mexico.

Univex operates Alpek’s CPL and fertilizer production capacity. You can read more about Univex at our company or at www.univex.com.mx.