The Vinyl Institute represents manufacturers of vinyl, vinyl chloride monomers, additives and modifiers. This year, Westlake Corporation was awarded 21 awards for protecting the environment and improving safety in the workplace.

According to the Vinyl Institute, awards are based on the facility’s environmental consciousness and facility performance.

"These awards are based on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), and facility performance according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable incidents, other regulatory permit performance, and the EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory data for air and water during the 2021 calendar year.”

The following locations received the Safety Excellence Award:

  1. Westlake Corporation, Plasticizer/Additive Manufacturing plant, Aberdeen, Mississippi (6 consecutive years of performance)
  2. Westlake Corporation, PVC Compounding plant, Aberdeen, Mississippi (6 consecutive years of performance)
  3. Westlake Corporation, PVC Compounding plant, Prairie, Mississippi (6 consecutive years of performance)
  4. Westlake Corporation, Lake Charles South EDC-only plant, Westlake, Louisiana (6 consecutive years of performance)
  5. Westlake Corporation, Lake Charles South EDC/VCM plant, Westlake, Louisiana (6 consecutive years of performance)

The following locations received the Environmental Excellence Award

  1. Westlake Corporation, Plasticizer/Additive Manufacturing plant, Aberdeen, Mississippi (9 consecutive years of performance)
  2. Westlake Corporation, PVC plant, Calvert City, Kentucky (5 consecutive years of performance)
  3. Westlake Corporation, PVC Compounding plant, Madison, Mississippi (6 consecutive years of performance)
  4. Westlake Corporation, PVC Compounding plant, Aberdeen, Mississippi (9 consecutive years of performance

The Following location received the Environmental Honor Award

  1. EDC/VCM category: Westlake Corporation, EDC/VCM plant, Lake Charles South, Westlake, Louisiana

The following locations received the Safety Performance Award

  1. Westlake Corporation, Plasticizer/Additive Manufacturing plant, Aberdeen, Mississippi
  2. Westlake Corporation, PVC Compounding plant, Aberdeen, Mississippi
  3. Westlake Corporation, PVC plant, Aberdeen, Mississippi
  4. Westlake Corporation, PVC plant, Calvert City, Kentucky
  5. Westlake Corporation, EDC/VCM plant, Calvert City, Kentucky
  6. Westlake Corporation, PVC/CPVC Compounding plant, Gallman, Mississippi
  7. Westlake Corporation, EDC/VCM plant, Geismar, Louisiana
  8. Westlake Corporation, PVC plant, Geismar, Louisiana
  9. Westlake Corporation, PVC/CPVC Compounding plant, Prairie, Mississippi
  10. Westlake Corporation, Lake Charles South EDC-only plant, Westlake, Louisiana
  11. Westlake Corporation, Lake Charles South EDC/VCM plant, Westlake, Louisiana

 

Westlake strives to continue its high-performing attitude in outstanding health, safety and environmental performance.