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    Westlake Chemical Corp. (WLK)

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    Westlake Chemical Corp.
    2801 Post Oak Boulevard
    Suite 600
    Houston, TX 77056
    United States - Map
    Phone: 713-960-9111
    Website: http://www.westlake.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Specialty Chemicals
    Full Time Employees:3,550

    Business Summary 

    Westlake Chemical Corporation manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and fabricated building products. It operates through two segments, Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment offers ethylene, polyethylene, styrene monomer, and various ethylene co-products, such as chemical grade propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen. The Vinyls segment provides polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl chloride monomer, ethylene dichloride, chlorine, caustic soda, and ethylene. This segment also manufactures and sells products fabricated from PVC, including pipes, fittings, profiles, foundation building products, window and door components, and fence and deck components. The company’s products are used in various applications, such as consumer and industrial markets comprising flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, and residential and commercial construction, as well as in other durable and non-durable goods. Westlake Chemical Corporation also offers its products for chemical processors, plastics fabricators, construction contractors, municipalities, and supply warehouses primarily in North America and Europe. Westlake Chemical Corporation was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Westlake Chemical Corp. operates as a subsidiary of Ttwf Lp.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Westlake Chemical Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2015 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 7.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Albert Yuan Chao , 65
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director, Member of Nominating & Governance Committee, Member of Compensation Committee and Member of Corp. Risk Committee
    Mr. M. Steven Bender CPA, 58
    Chief Financial Officer, Sr. VP and Treasurer
    Mr. David R. Hansen , 64
    Sr. VP of Admin.
    Mr. George J. Mangieri , 64
    Chief Accounting Officer and VP
    Mr. L. Benjamin Ederington , 44
    VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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