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SummaryWestlake Chemical Corp (Westlake Chemical) is a chemical company that manufactures and distributes petrochemicals, plastics and building products. The company offers products such as olefins, vinyls, styrene, polyethylene, epolene polymers, and others. It manufactures two primary petrochemicals within the Olefins business segment including ethylene and styrene monomer. Westlake Chemical’s vinyl resin products are used in pipe and fittings and residential siding for various water, sewer and industrial applications, and PVC profiles for fence, deck and rail, windows, and doors applications. The company operates across Europe. Westlake Chemical is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.Westlake Chemical Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 18,2017: Coreworx Confirmed To Speak At World's Largest Downstream Industry EventMay 02,2017: Westlake Chemical Announces First Quarter 2017 EarningsFeb 21,2017: Westlake Chemical Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 ResultsNov 08,2016: Westlake Chemical Announces Third Quarter 2016 EarningsAug 24,2016: Westlake Chemical Concludes Revolving Credit AgreementThis comprehensive SWOT profile of Westlake Chemical Corporation provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. 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Table of Contents Section 1 - About the Company Westlake Chemical Corporation - Key Information Westlake Chemical Corporation - Overview Westlake Chemical Corporation - Key Employees Westlake Chemical Corporation - Key Employee Biographies Westlake Chemical Corporation - Key Operational Heads Westlake Chemical Corporation - Major Products and Services Westlake Chemical Corporation - History Westlake Chemical Corporation - Company Statement Westlake Chemical Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries Head Office Other Locations & Subsidiaries Section 2 - Company Analysis Westlake Chemical Corporation - Business Description Westlake Chemical Corporation - Corporate Strategy Westlake Chemical Corporation - SWOT Analysis SWOT Analysis - Overview Westlake Chemical Corporation - Strengths Westlake Chemical Corporation - Weaknesses Westlake Chemical Corporation - Opportunities Westlake Chemical Corporation - Threats Westlake Chemical Corporation - Key Competitors Section 3 - Company Financial Performance Charts Westlake Chemical Corporation - Financial Ratios Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts Section 4 - Appendix Appendix Methodology Ratio Definitions About GlobalData Contact Us Disclaimer Note*: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company List of Tables Westlake Chemical Corporation, Key Information Westlake Chemical Corporation, Key Ratios Westlake Chemical Corporation, Share Data Westlake Chemical Corporation, Major Products and Services Westlake Chemical Corporation, History Westlake Chemical Corporation, Key Employees Westlake Chemical Corporation, Key Employee Biographies Westlake Chemical Corporation, Key Operational Heads Westlake Chemical Corporation, Other Locations Westlake Chemical Corporation, Subsidiaries Westlake Chemical Corporation, Key Competitors Westlake Chemical Corporation, SWOT Analysis Westlake Chemical Corporation, Ratios based on current share price Westlake Chemical Corporation, Annual Ratios Westlake Chemical Corporation, Interim Ratios Currency Codes Capital Market Ratios Equity Ratios Profitability Ratios Cost Ratios Liquidity Ratios Leverage Ratios Efficiency Ratios List of Figures Westlake Chemical Corporation, Performance Chart Westlake Chemical Corporation, Ratio Charts