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ALFA (Mexico)

ALFA (Mexico)
Company nameALFA S.A.B. de C.V.
Company typePublic (BMV: ALFA
BMAD: ALFAA)
IndustryConglomerate
Founded(1974)
Founder(s)Bernardo Garza Sada
HeadquartersSan Pedro Garza García
Key peopleArmando Garza Sada, (President)
Revenue(+) US$ 10.8 billion (2010)
Net income(+) US$ 398.7 million (2010)
Employees56300

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ALFA (BMV: ALFA /BMAD: ALFAA) is a Mexican conglomerate composed of four business groups: Alpek (petrochemicals), Nemak (heavy industry and military equipment), Sigma Alimentos (foods) and Alestra (electronics and telecommunications).

ALFA is the world's leading manufacturer of high-tech aluminum engine heads and blocks through its subsidiary Nemak. It is one of the world's largest producers of PTA, a petrochemical product, and has an outstanding position in the market for other petrochemicals in Mexico. In addition, ALFA is the leader in the production of processed meats and cheese and one of the most important telecommunications service companies in Mexico.

ALFA shares are quoted on the Mexican Stock Exchange and Latibex, the Latin American market in the Madrid Stock Exchange.


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