Our History

Our History

1999

  • Started up PVC resin plant in Suzhou, China in joint venture with Norsk Hydro

1998

  • Started up new linear polyethylene plant in Lake Charles, LA

1997

  • Acquired CA&O and ethylene plants in Calvert City, KY
  • Started up new Ethylene plant in Lake Charles, LA

1996

  • Began first PVC fence production in Booneville, MS

1994

  • Acquired Engineered Profiles PVC window plant in Calgary, AB

1993

  • Started up additional LDPE line in Lake Charles, LA
  • Acquired PVC pipe plant in Wichita Falls, TX

1992

  • Started 350 million pound Styrene Monomer plant in Lake Charles, LA
  • Acquired PVC pipe plants
  • Suzhou Huasu Plastics started as Westlake's entry into China

1991

  • Started 1.0 billion pound Ethylene plant in Lake Charles, LA
  • Acquired PVC plant in Calvert City, KY

1990

  • Acquired 1.0 billion pound Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) plant in Calvert City, KY

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