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Mexichem 

“Market Cap $10.8 B As of May 2013 

At a Glance

  • Industry: Specialized Chemicals
  • Founded: 1978
  • Country: Mexico
  • CEO: Antonio Carillo Rule
  • Website: www.mexichem.com.mx
  • Employees: 17,792
  • Sales: $4.93 B

Forbes Lists

#1469 Global 2000

  • #1689 in Sales
  • #1447 in Profit
  • #905 in Market value
Profile

Mexichem SAB de CV is a Mexico-based company primarily engaged in the transformation of chemicals and petrochemicals into products and solutions used in the construction, agriculture and industrial sectors. Its activities are structured in three production chains: Chlorine-Vinyl Chain, involved in the extraction of chlorine for the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and caustic soda aimed at the manufacture of soaps, shampoos and detergents; Fluorine Chain, focused on the extraction of fluorspar and its transformation into acid grade, metallurgical grade and hydrofluoric acid; and Integral Solutions, specialized in the production of PVC pipe systems, connections and plastic accessories, as well as geo-systems, such as geo-textiles and geo-drains, among others. As of December 31, 2012, the Company owned such subsidiaries as Mexichem Derivados SA de CV, Mexichem Compuestos SA de CV, Mexichem Resinas Vinilicas SA and Mexichem Amanco Holding SA de CV, among others.”

*Information from Forbes.com

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