Alpek is the largest petrochemical company in Mexico and the second largest in Latin America. The company operates two business groups: Polyester Chain Products (PTA, PET and polyester fibers) and Specialty Chemicals and Plastics (Expandable Polystyrene (EPS), Polypropylene, Polyurethane, Caprolactam and other industrial chemicals ).
Alpek is the leading producer of PTA and polyester fibers in the Americas and the second in PET.It also operates the largest EPS plant in the continent, one of the largest polypropylene plant in North America and is the only producer of Caprolactam in Mexico.
Alpek owns state-of-the-art technology for the polyester chain and It seeks initiatives to reduce environmental footprint of its operations and products.
In 2011, Alpek reported revenues of U.S. $ 7.3 billion and EBITDA of U.S. $ 794 million. The company operates 20 plants in the U.S., Mexico and Argentina, where it employs over 4,514 people.