Westlake Chemical Company and Management Donate $500,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Relief

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 1, 2017-- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) announced today that the company and its management have made a donation of $500,000 to the American Red Cross to assist communities in Texas and Louisiana impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

“We are saddened by the thousands of residents in the Gulf Coast region that have been affected by Hurricane Harvey,” said Albert Chao, Westlake CEO. “But this tragic event has brought out the admirable qualities of the people of the region – their desire to lend a helping hand where needed. We are thankful for the first responders and volunteers providing aid to these devastated communities and for the support of organizations like the Red Cross.”

About Westlake Chemical Corporation

Westlake Chemical Corporation is an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and building products with headquarters in Houston, Texas. The company's range of products includes: ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, propylene, chlor-alkali and derivative products, PVC suspension and specialty resins, PVC Compounds, and PVC building products including siding, pipe, fittings and specialty components, windows, fence, deck and film. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.westlake.com.

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