Alfa, S. A. B. de C. V. engages in the petrochemicals and synthetic fibers, refrigerated foods, aluminum automotive parts, telecommunications, and natural gas and hydrocarbons businesses. It operates in five segments: Alpek, Sigma, Nemak, Axtel, and Newpek. The Alpek segment manufactures petrochemical and synthetic fiber products, including purified terephtalic acid, polyethylene terephtalate, fibers, polypropylene, expandable polystyrene, and caprolactam. The Sigma segment produces, markets, and distributes refrigerated food products comprising cooked and cured meats, such as ham, sausages, and bacon; dairy products, including cheese, yogurt, cream, and butter; and other refrigerated and frozen foods. The Nemak segment provides aluminum heads and blocks for combustion engines, transmission cases, structural components, and components for electric vehicles. The Axtel segment offers information technology and communication services, such as data center, security, systems integration, management applications, cloud services, managed networks, and other collaborative services for the enterprise and government markets. The Newpek segment is involved in the exploration and exploitation of natural gas and hydrocarbons; and provision of oil and gas services. The company markets its products in approximately 45 countries worldwide. Alfa, S. A. B. de C. V. was founded in 1974 and is based in San Pedro Garza GarcÃa, Mexico.