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    Braskem S.A. (BAK)

    7.77 Down 0.12(1.52%) Apr 17, 4:02PM EDT
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    Braskem S.A.
    Rua Lemos Monteiro, 120
    S, SP 05501-050
    Brazil - Map
    Website: http://www.braskem.com.br

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Chemicals - Major Diversified
    Full Time Employees:N/A

    Business Summary 

    Braskem S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells thermoplastic resins. Its Basic Petrochemicals segment offers olefins, such as ethylene, polymer and chemical grade propylene, butadiene, isoprene, and butene-1; BTX products comprising benzene, toluene, ortho xylene, para xylene, and mixed xylenes; fuels, including automotive gasoline and liquefied petroleum gas; intermediates, such as cumene; and other basic petrochemicals comprising ethyl tertiary butyl ether, solvent C9, and pyrolysis C9. This segment also supplies electric energy, steam, and compressed air to second-generation producers. The company’s Polyolefins segment produces polyethylene, including LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, UHMWP, and EVA; green polyethylene from renewable resources; and polypropylene (PP). This segment’s products are used in various applications, such as plastic films for food and industrial packaging; bottles, shopping bags, and other consumer goods containers; automotive parts; and household appliances. Its Vinyls segment produces polyvinyl chloride, caustic soda, chlorine, hydrogen, caustic soda flake, and sodium hypochlorite. The company’s United States and Europe segment provides PP in the United States and Europe. Its Chemical Distribution segment distributes solvents, including aliphatic, aromatic, synthetic, and ecologically-friendly solvents; engineering plastics; hydrocarbonic solvents and isoparafins; and general purpose chemicals, such as process oils, chemical intermediates, blends, specialty chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and santoprene. Braskem S.A. also imports and exports chemicals, petrochemicals, and fuels; produces, supplies, and sells utilities, such as water and industrial gases; and provides industrial services. The company was formerly known as Copene Petroquímica do Nordeste S.A. and changed its name to Braskem S.A. in 2002. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil. Braskem S.A. is a subsidiary of Odebrecht S.A.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Carlos Jos De Souza Filho , 45
    Chief Exec. Officer
    Mr. Mario Augusto da Silva , 38
    Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer
    Mr. Décio Fabricio Oddone da Costa , 54
    Head of Investments
    Mr. Edmundo José Correia Aires , 57
    Head of Technology and Innovation
    Mr. Gustavo Sampaio Valverde ,
    Head of The Legal and Corp. Governance
    Amounts are as of and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.