Responsible Care Members

Mexico

Member type: Full Member (through Cefic) + RCLG

Chemical industry
The chemical sector is Mexico’s third largest manufacturing industry with annual output valued at more than $14.7 billion.  Key sectors include:  synthetic resins, lubricants, additives and specialties, acids, salts and inorganic oxides, chemical specialties, adhesives and sealants, PVC, polystyrene, fertilizers, pigments and colorants, and construction.

National association
The Mexican Chemical Producers Association (ANIQ), was founded in 1959. Today it represents over 200 chemical manufacturing and distribution companies, with over 450 plants across Mexico. Collectively ANIQ members account for more than 90% of all Mexican chemicals output.  The association’s main objectives are to: promote the existence of a competitive infrastructure; promote and defend the interests of affiliated companies; advise affiliated companies in Responsible Care implementation; create communication systems for information exchange among the industry and other organizations.