Leading petrochemical company in the Americas
Total Capacity: 5.6 million tons per year
Alpek is a leading petrochemical company in the Americas, operating two business segments: Polyester (PTA, PET and polyester fibers), and Plastics & Chemicals (polypropylene, EPS, caprolactam, and other specialty and industrial chemicals).
Alpek is a leading producer of PTA and PET worldwide, the largest expandable polystyrene manufacturer in America, and the only producer of caprolactam in Mexico. Alpek also operates one of the largest polypropylene facilities in North America.
In 2015, Alpek reported revenues of U.S. $5.3 billion and EBITDA of U.S. $630 million. The company operates 22 plants in Mexico, USA, Brazil, Argentina and Chile, and employs ~5,100 people. Alpek is a publicly traded company listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange and trades under the ticker symbol “ALPEK”.