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Westlake Chemical Corporation

Westlake Chemical is an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals and building products that enhance the daily lives of people around the planet. The tires we ride on, the plastic wrap that keeps our meats and produce fresh, the pipes that are essential to ensuring clean water, the frames that secure our windows and doors all contribute to the health and well-being of communities everywhere. Westlake plays a vital role in supplying the building blocks for these products and many more.... Read more

Mission

Our mission is to provide quality products and services to commodity chemical, plastics and related fabricated products markets. We work to align and focus the interests of our global customers and suppliers with those of our shareholders, employees and communities. We strive to be a low cost manufacturer and to find value across the chain through vertical integration and synergies through horizontal integration. We adhere to the concept of economic value added (EVA°) and seek to return value to our shareholders above their invested cost of capital.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

Our Cultural Beliefs help employees understand how they should work together to live our Values and achieve Westlake's goals.

Drive to Zero: I own your safety and mine.
Share It: I live our vision and contribute to our key results.
Own It: I am empowered and accountable to make decisions.
Decide It: I make timely decisions to achieve our Key Results.
Be Proactive: I create long-term solutions to prevent short-term crisis.
Race Forward: I embrace new ideas and drive change.
Be One: I leverage the best to create a winning culture.
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Values

Health, Safety & Environment
The health and safety of our employees and communities, and the vigilant stewardship of the environment and sustainability are of utmost importance and at the forefront of everything we do.

Headquarters

Houston, TX

Employees

6,000 US Employees

Industry

Petroleum, Gas, & Petroleum Products

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