Braskem SA Company Profile

Braskem SA Company Profile



Company Legal Name

Braskem S.A

Year of Incorporation



Petrochemical Industry

Geographical Presence



Introduction: Based in Brazil, Braskem SA operates as a petrochemical company that is engaged in the manufacture of petrochemicals and other related products.

It is the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas and the largest producer of polypropylene in the United States. 

Braskem organizes its business into the following divisions: Chemicals, Polyolefins, Vinyls, United States and Europe and Mexico. The Chemicals segment produces ethylene, propylene butadiene, toluene, xylene, cumene and benzene, as well as gasoline, diesel and LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) and other petroleum derivatives and supplies electric energy, steam, compressed air and other inputs. The Polyolefins segment is engaged in the activities concerning the production of Polyethylene and Polyprophylene in Brazil. The Vinyls segment produces Polyvinyl Chloride, caustic soda and chloride. The United States and Europe segment is concerned with the operations related to Polyprophylene production in the United States and Europe. The Mexico segment is engaged in the activities related to the production of Polyethelene in Mexico.

Key Products:

Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP) and PolyVinyl Chloride (PVC) resins, in addition to basic chemical inputs such as ethylene, propene, butadiene, benzene, toluene, chlorine, soda and solvents, among others. It also produces green polyethylene, produced from 100% renewable sugarcane.




Company Revenue (2019)

52,323.53 million BRL

Net Income (2019)

- 2,797.57 million BRL

CEO and President of the Board

Fernando Musa

Corporate Address

Odebrecht Building, Rua Lemos Monteiro, 120, Butanta, Sao Paulo, 05501.050, Brazil


Braskem works with a strong vision on partnership and proximity to its Customers and on strengthening the entire petrochemical chain. 

Through its offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia, Braskem serves customers in more than 70 countries. 

The strategy of growth and global expansion, supported by innovation, made Braskem the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas, and the largest producer of polypropylene in the United States.

The company was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Butanta, Brazil.



Phone Number

55 11 35769735

Fax Number

55 11 35769532