What is APLA?

The Latin American Petrochemical and Chemical Association, is a non-profit organization founded in 1980 with the purpose of representing the Petrochemical and Chemical Industry of Latin America.

Since then, it brings together the main companies, chambers and associations of the sector, becoming the right business platform to boost  and promote business in the Chemical and Petrochemical Sector.

It has more than 120 member companies and works jointly with associated Associations and Chambers of Latin America and other regions of the world.

Our Mission

“Facilitate the sustainable business development of the Latin American Petrochemicals and Chemicals”

Our Goals

  • Cooperation

    Promote relationships and cooperation among companies, institutions, associations, research centers and other entities linked to the Petrochemical and Chemical Industry.

  • Information

    Provide information, statistical data, reports and seminars on the latest trends.

  • Connection

    Organize meetings, congresses and seminars to facilitate contacts and business between companies related to the Petrochemical and Chemical sector.

  • Representation

    Represent the Latin American Petrochemical and Chemical Industry in front of similar associations from the worldwide.
  • Education

    Promote the training and development of young professionals.