DAK Americas is a fast-growing company with core businesses comprised of Terephthalic Acid (TPA), PET Container Resins (PET) and Polyester Staple Fibers (PSF). The company is not only strong at its core, but it is also using its knowledge and experience to build a growing presence in its Specialty Polymers and GreenPET (recycled and renewable raw materials) businesses. It is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.
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DAK Americas is a subsidiary of Alpek S.A. de C.V., a business group of Alfa S.A.B, de C.V., one of Mexico’s largest global industrial companies. It is a part of the Alpek Polyester family of businesses that has 5 business units and operates 15 production facilities across 6 countries in the Americas and the United Kingdom. DAK employs over 3000 full-service employees, as well as an array of contractual partners.
Strategic positioning in relevant markets, strong corporate financials, state-of-the-art technology and core strategies focused on sustainability, growth, trade leadership, low-cost production and innovation have made DAK Americas a leading company in the Americas.
It acquired the assets of Perpetual Recycling Solutions LLC in Richmond, IN on Feb. 1, 2019. The recycling operations have an annual capacity of 45K tons/year of high-quality recycled PET flake. The operations will operate as DAK Americas Richmond Site. In 2020, PET Resin production facilities in Wilton, United Kingdom, formerly operated as Lotte Chemical UK Ltd., were acquired and joined in with the Alpek Polyester family of businesses. The new business will operate as the legal entity of “Alpek Polyester UK Ltd.”
DAK Americas' Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Resins business is the preferred supplier for PET container resins used by many of today's leading branded consumer products. Internally, this is an integrated business unit within DAK Americas and is supplied with its most significant raw material, terephthalic acid by DAK's Monomers business unit.Learn more
In March 2009 DAK Americas created a new Special Polymers business unit of differentiated polymers for unique applications and end uses. This new business unit of DAK Americas builds on DAK's expertise, synergy, and core competence in polyester-based products, polymers, and technologies.Learn more
DAK Americas' Monomers business is the foundation for all of DAK Americas' businesses. The Monomers business is key to the success of DAK as a whole, as it provides Terephthalic Acid (TPA), the main raw material used for both the Polyester Staple Fiber business and the PET Container Resin business.Learn more
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The PET Container industries have made Laser+®, the PET resin of choice. For innovative designs and for providing packagers with a point-of-purchase differentiation to influence consumer choice, DAK Americas is the solution. It creates container resin, custom container resin, homopolymer resin, water container resin and refillable container PET resin with Laser+® PET resin that will enhance your product.