Empresas Copec

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Empresas Copec S.A.
Type Sociedad Anónima
Traded as BCS: COPEC
Industry Energy
Founded 1934
Headquarters Santiago, Chile
Key people Roberto Angelini Rossi, (Chairman)
Eduardo Navarro Beltrán, (CEO)
Products Forestry
Fuel
Fishing
Other Investments
Revenue IncreaseUS$ 22.7 billion (2012)
Net income DecreaseUS$ 409.6 million (2012)
Employees 8,644
Parent AntarChile
Subsidiaries Celulosa Arauco y Constitución, Copec, Metrogas, among others.
Website www.ec.cl

Empresas Copec is a Chilean energy and forestry company with a chain of gas stations throughout Chile.

Copec started was founded in 1934. The first president of Copec, Pedro Aguirre Cerda, later became president of Chile.[1] Today Roberto Angelini Rossi is the president of Copec.

Copec expanded its activities to the sale of tires and accessories, machinery, and vehicles in 1941. It participated in the formation of Petroleum Navigation Company (SONAP 1943), National Society Pipeline (SONACOL, 1956).

During the 1970s Copec extended its activities through the purchase of Celulosa Arauco, Forestal Arauco and cellulose Constitution later form one of its main subsidiaries Celulosa Arauco y Constitución.

Copec founded the Chilean Homeware company Abcdin in 1950.

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  1. ^ Copec;History

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