Mexichem in the U.S. produces and markets a wide range of raw materials which meet the demand for essential goods for construction, power generation, transportation, communications and healthcare, among many others.
Mexichem’s Fluent business, through the Dura-Line brand, is a leading international manufacturer and distributor of communication and energy infrastructure products and systems, including conduit, cable-in-conduit, pipe, and accessories. We serve a wide variety of markets, such as telecommunications, including CATV networks; energy, including oil and gas collection, as well as electrical transmission and distribution conduit; transportation networks including intelligent highways and street lighting; municipal and industrial pipe for potable, waste, and process water and gases; enterprise and data networks for hospitals, universities, and industrial automation; and irrigation systems, with both electrical controls/ power supply and golf course/ turf irrigation.
Through our Vinyl business we produce and supply resins and compounds for PVC, a highly versatile plastic that is used in countless every-day applications such as pipes that carry drinking water, wastewater or water for irrigation; coating for electrical cables; structural profiles for windows, doors, or siding; floor and wall tiles and furniture coating. These are used in construction, auto parts, household appliances, clothing, footwear, containers and packaging, medical devices and many other products. Customers can choose the right solution from a wide range of compounds or may request a customized compound according to their requirements, meeting stringent global regulations.
Mexichem’s Fluor business is one of the largest fluorochemicals business in the world. This “mine to market” structure ensures a secure supply chain for our customers across sectors including steel, cement, aluminium, automotive, refrigeration, air conditioning and pharmaceuticals. From our mine at San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Mexichem has turned into one of the largest producer of fluorspar in the world, accounting for over 20% of its global supply, and also producing around 10% of the world’s hydrofluoric acid supply. These products are used by our manufacturing centres in Mexico, the UK, USA and Japan to make products for a wide range of applications, including household names in the automotive and retail sectors and in the manufacture of HFA-based medical propellants.
Mexichem’s presence in the United States includes 15 production sites and 2 Research & Development Centers.