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Westlake Chemical Corp (NYSE:WLK)

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As of Oct 09
 -1.16 / -1.91%
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Process Industries
Chemicals: Major Diversified

Company Description

Westlake Chemical Corp. manufactures and markets petrochemicals, polymers and fabricated building products. It operates its business through two segments: Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment manufactures and markets ethylene, polyethylene, styrene and associated co-products. The Vinyls segment manufactures intermediate chemical products, including pipe, appliance parts, residential siding, packaging and a host of other products. The principal product is polyvinyl chloride resin, which is supplied to downstream subsidiaries to manufacture and market end-user industrial and consumer products. Its customers include chemical processors, plastics fabricators, construction contractors, municipalities and supply warehouses. The company's products are used by diverse consumer and industrial markets, including flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, residential and commercial construction as well as other durable and non-durable goods. Westlake Chemical was founded by T. T. Chao and Yuan Chao in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Contact Information

Westlake Chemical Corp.
2801 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston Texas 77056-6136
P:(713) 960-9111
Investor Relations:
(713) 585-2643



Individual stakeholders70.86%
Other institutional18.08%
Mutual fund holders11.56%

Top Executives

Yuan ChaoPresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Mark Steven BenderCFO, Treasurer, SVP & Head-Investor Relations
George J. MangieriChief Accounting Officer & Vice President
L. Benjamin EderingtonSecretary, Vice President & General Counsel
David R. HansenSenior VP-Administration & Head-Media Relations