Leading Plastics Producer in the Americas with a Successful Growth Trajectory
Global Leader in Green PE, Pioneer in Renewable Plastics
Benchmark Operator, with World Class Safety Practices and Track Record
Competitive Asset and Raw Material Base
Global Marketing Platform
Innovation and Technology, and Research and Development Capabilities
Qualified Management Team
Robust Financial Performance

Braskem is a global petrochemical company, with the purpose of improving people’s lives by creating sustainable  chemical and plastic solutions.

The Company is the market leader in thermoplastic resins (polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC) in the Americas, the largest producer of polypropylene in the United States and the leader in the production of polyethylene in Mexico. It occupies an outstanding position among the major global producers and operates with the prospect of being among the largest organizations in the petrochemical sector in the world.

With a team of approximately 8 thousand members, the Company has wide geographic diversification, through industrial units in Brazil, located in Alagoas, Bahia, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, in addition to industrial units located in the United States, in the states of West Virginia, Texas and Pennsylvania, industrial units in Germany, in the cities of Wesseling and Schokpau, and industrial units in Mexico, in the state of Vera Cruz.

Braskem’s business model integrates basic chemicals and polyolefin operations, which allows for greater operational efficiency in this part of the chain. The chemical operation is responsible for the business cycle related to the production of basic raw materials such as ethylene and propylene, which are fundamental for the polyolefins operation, which produces thermoplastic resins such as polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC. Braskem’s operations are organized into the following operating segments:

  • Brazil
  • USA & Europe
  • Mexico
Braskem is a global Company and its operations are divided as follows:

Braskem segments comprises its industrial units in Brazil (Basic Petrochemicals, Polyolefins and Vinyls) and overseas (Mexico, United States and Europe):