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Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty

Company Description

Braskem SA manufactures petrochemicals and other related products. It operates through the following business segments: Basic Petrochemicals, Polyolefins, USA and Europe, Vinyls and Chemical Distribution. The Basic Petrochemicals segment includes production and sale of basic petrochemicals at the Northeastern Complex and the Southern Complex, production and sale of basic petrochemicals at the São Paulo Complex and the Rio de Janeiro Complex. The Polyolefins segment includes the production and sale of polyethylene, including the production of green polyethylene from renewable resources, and polypropylene by the company, excluding the operations of Braskem Europe. The USA and Europe segment includes the operations of Braskem America, which consists of the production and sale of polypropylene in the United States and the operations of its two polypropylene plants in Germany. The Vinyls segment includes production and sale of PVC, caustic soda and EDC. The Chemical distribution segment includes operations of QuantiQ and IQAG, which consists of distribution of petroleum-based solvents, intermediate chemicals, special chemicals and pharmacons. The company was founded on January 12, 1972 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Contact Information

Braskem SA
Pólo Petroquímico de Camaçari
Camaçari Bahia 42810-000
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Other institutional10.60%
Mutual fund holders1.84%
Individual stakeholders--

Top Executives

Fernando MusaChief Executive Officer
Pedro van Langendonck de FreitasCFO & Investor Relations Officer
Luiz Fernando Marinho NunesHead-Investments & Portfolio
Marcelo Arantes de CarvalhoHead-People, Communications & Marketing
Gustavo Sampaio ValverdeGeneral Counsel & Head-Corporate Governance