HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced that the company and the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation have contributed a combined $100,000 to the Houston Harris County Winter Storm Relief Fund. The Houston Harris County Winter Storm Relief Fund was established by the City of Houston and Harris County in conjunction with the United Way of Greater Houston and the Greater Houston Community Foundation to provide emergency assistance for individuals adversely affected by the February 2021 winter storm.

“As part of the Houston community, which has been Westlake’s home for more than 35 years, we feel it is a privilege to help in this time of need,” said Westlake President and CEO Albert Chao, who is a board member of the charitable foundation established in 1999 by the Chao family.

About Westlake

Westlake is a global manufacturer and supplier of materials and innovative products that enhance life every day. Headquartered in Houston, we provide the building blocks for vital solutions — from packaging and healthcare products to automotive and consumer goods, to building and construction products. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.westlake.com.

Chip Swearngan, media@westlake.com or 1-713-585-2900

Source: Westlake Chemical Corporation