MRO Magazine

Mexichem Opens New Manufacturing Plant in India


May 12, 2015
By Business Wire News

TLALNEPANTLA, Mexico

Mexichem, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: MEXCHEM*) (the “Company” or “Mexichem”) announced today that one of its subsidiaries, Dura-Line Corporation, has commenced production at a new plant in Hyderabad, India.

The new plant will produce cable ducts and pressure pipes for the water, datacom and gas markets. The new plant is Mexichem’s fourth plant in India, with two other facilities located in Goa, and another in Neemrana, near Dehli.

The location of the Hyderabad plant in South India will allow Mexichem to strategically position itself for exports to Southeast Asia, to serve customers in South India and to capture new business opportunities in the region.

The opening of this plant is part of the Company’s continued strategy of becoming a global, vertically integrated chemical company with a focus on high-end specialized products and solutions.

About Mexichem

Mexichem is a worldwide leader in plastic pipes, and one of the largest chemical and petrochemical companies, with more than 50 years of experience in LatAm. The Company contributes to the development of the countries by delivering an extended portfolio of products used in high growth sectors such as infrastructure, housing, telecommunications, drinking and potable water in Mexico, the USA, Europe, Asia, Africa (South Africa), Middle East (Oman), and LatAm. The Company has annual revenues of US$5.6 billion, and has been traded on the Mexican Securities Exchange for more than 30 years.

Forward-looking Statements

In addition to historical information, this press release contains “forward-looking” statements that reflect management’s expectations for the future. The words “anticipate,” “believe,” “expect,” “hope,” “have the intention of,” “might,” “plan,” “should” and similar expressions generally indicate comments on expectations. The final results may be materially different from current expectations due to several factors, which include, but are not limited to, global and local changes in politics, the economy, business, competition, market and regulatory factors, cyclical trends in relevant sectors; as well as other factors that are highlighted under the title “Risk Factors” on the annual report submitted by Mexichem to the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV). The forward-looking statements included herein represent Mexichem’s views as of the date of this press release. Mexichem undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statement for any reason unless required by law.”

Mexichem has implemented a new Code of Ethics that rules its relationships with its employees, clients, suppliers and general groups. Mexichem’s Code of Ethics is available for consulting in the following link: http://www.mexichem.com/Codigo_de_etica.htmlAdditionally, according to the terms contained in the Securities Exchange Act No 42, Mexichem Audit Committee established a mechanism of contact, which allows that any person that knows the unfulfilment of operational and accounting records guidelines and lack of internal controls of the Code of Ethics, from the Company itself or from the subsidiaries that this controls, file a complaint which is anonymously guaranteed. The whistleblower program is facilitated by a third party. The telephone number in Mexico is 01-800-062-12-03. The website is http://www.ethic-line.com/mexichem and contact e-mail is mexichem@ethic-line.com. Mexichem’s Audit Committee will be notified of all complaints for immediate investigation.

Mexichem
Investor Relations:
Berenice Muñoz Jalpa, +52-55-5366-4084
bmunozj@mexichem.com
www.mexichem.com