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Westlake makes chemical and plastic products, which in turn make life better for people every day. We are a quality manufacturer and dependable global supplier of petrochemicals, plastics and building products. Our mission is to serve our clients by enhancing daily life through the products and services we provide.

Fast Facts

Core Business:Olefins & Vinyls
Production Capacity:Approx. 40 billion lbs/yr
Founded:1986 by Mr. T.T. Chao
Public Company (2004):NYSE: WLK
Revenues (2019):$8.1 billion
Employees:9,430
Headquarters:Houston, TX

Operating Sites:
USA (29); Canada (6); Germany (6); China (2); France (2); India (1); Italy (1); Japan (1); Mexico (1); Spain (1); Taiwan (1); and Vietnam (1)

Product Lines:
Olefins: Ethylene, Polyethylene, Styrene, Epolene, and Propylene

Vinyls: Chlor-alkali and derivative products, PVC suspension and specialty resins, PVC Compounds, and PVC building products including pipe, fittings and specialty components, decking, roofing, siding, trim and molding, window lineals and PVC film