Westlake Chemical

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Westlake Chemical is an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and fabricated building products, which are fundamental to various consumer and industrial markets.The company was founded by Ting Tsung Chao in 1986. it is the largest producer of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) in the US and ranks among the Forbes Global 2000. Westlake Chemical operates in two segments: Olefins and Vinyls, and is also an integrated producer of vinyls, with substantial downstream integration into polyvinyl chloride (PVC) building products.


There is absolutely no sense of continuous improvement, very little team atmosphere, few rewards. Some talented people but many do just the bare minimum if even that. Many mistakes made on jobs and safety policies are not always followed.