Westlake Significantly Expands its Presence in the Growing North American Home Construction Materials Markets by Acquiring Boral’s North American Building Products Businesses
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation will acquire Boral Ltd.’s North American building products businesses for $2.15 billion
  • Acquisition will nearly double Westlake’s building products business by adding leading brands in the premium roofing; siding, trim and shutters; decorative stone; and windows business in North America
  • Additional product lines will broaden Westlake’s footprint into the fast-growing housing markets in North America

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Boral Industries Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Boral Limited (ASX: BLD), under which Westlake will acquire Boral’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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Axiall & ICWUC Local #45 Announce Results of Contract Ratification Vote

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