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Westlake Chemical buying European specialty PVC maker Vinnolit


May 28, 2014 10:34 am ET

Westlake Chemical Corp. has found a use for its growing pile of cash, acquiring German specialty PVC maker Vinnolit Holdings GmbH for 490 million euros (US$666.4 million).

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Westlake about to create new publicly traded ethylene feedstock business


April 29, 2014 3:07 pm ET

The ongoing natural gas boom is leading Westlake Chemical Corp. to file an initial public stock offering for Westlake Chemical Partners LP, a new business that will operate, develop and acquire production facilities and assets related to plastic...

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Material Insights: Take a break from your NCAA pool


March 17, 2014 2:20 pm ET

Put down your bracket sheets and close that ESPN window on your computer. It's time to talk about the week's top materials-related stories. This week's video includes news about PolyOne Corp, Westlake Chemical Corp. and Eastman Chemical Co.

Surging profit leads to stock split for Westlake Chemical


March 14, 2014 12:48 pm ET

Robust financial results have led Westlake Chemical Corp. to initiate a 2-for-1 stock split.

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Dog days are good for materials firms' stocks


August 23, 2013 2:26 pm ET

As the stock market moves through the dog days of August, executives with most publicly held plastic materials makers have to be happy with how their firms' per-share stock prices have done in 2013.

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