PTA (Purified Terephthalic Acid) is a key component of polyester production, PTA is used in combination with MEG to produce PET.


Alpek Polyester is the largest producer of Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) in the Americas and is one of the largest producers globally.  ​ PTA is an organic compound that is the main raw material used for production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in the form of PET Resins , PET Sheet and Polyester fibers. ​

Furthermore, PTA is used as a raw material in other products, including; plasticizers, engineered polymers, coatings, adhesives, and pharmaceuticals.

In addition to internal captive use, PTA is offered for Merchant Sales to many external customers.  ​

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