Westlake Doubles its Portfolio in High-Growth North American Building Products Market
  • Company completes acquisition of Boral Limited’s North American building products businesses for $2.15 billion
  • Adds leading brands in premium roofing; siding, trim and shutters; decorative stone; and windows
  • Additional product lines will broaden Westlake’s footprint into the fast-growing housing and light commercial markets in North America
  • Combination brings opportunity to offer more sustainable products to housing materials market

Westlake recently completed the acquisition of Boral Limited’s North American building products businesses in roofing; siding, trim and shutters; decorative stone; and windows for $2.15 billion in an all-cash transaction.

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Westlake Chemical Corporation Issues Statement on Hurricane Ida

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