Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Westlake holds new Chlor Alkali plant dedication ceremony
Westlake holds new Chlor Alkali plant dedication ceremony
20
Feb '14
Westlake Chemical Corporation announced that it held a dedication ceremony for the new Geismar, Louisiana Chlor-Alkali plant this morning.  This ceremony was attended by The Honourable Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana, James Chao, Chairman of the Board of Westlake Chemical and Albert Chao, President and CEO of Westlake Chemical.  They were joined by various state and local officials, local industry guests and executives and employees of the company.
 
"We have enjoyed a long and rewarding relationship with Louisiana, operating since 2002 in Geismar and in Louisiana since 1986," says Albert Chao, President & CEO.  "Our Louisiana operations are a vital hub for our enterprise and we are proud to be a responsible corporate citizen of the great State of Louisiana.
 
We were honored to have Governor Jindal join us and appreciate the long-standing support of the various state and local officials in the development and growth of our operations in Louisiana.  We also thank our employees in Louisiana, as well as our project team for the successful completion of this project." 
 
The new plant created 70 additional permanent positions in Geismar and at the peak of construction created over 2,000 construction jobs.  During Westlake Chemical's time in Louisiana, it has invested over $2.5B in the state, in grassroots construction and other capital expansions. 
 
Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)
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, caustic, VCM, PVC resin and PVC building products including pipe and specialty components, windows and fence.  
 

Westlake Chemical


Interviews View All

Pinkesh Jain, Everflow Petrofils Ltd

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Abhishek Ganguly, Puma India

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Manfred Mentges, Sedo Treepoint GmbH

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Zafer Demirel,

Zafer Demirel

Turkey's Canlar Mechatronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of...

Teresa Neal,

Teresa Neal

Teresa Neal, an art professional with 25 years of experience, in...

Sugandha Bhardwaj,

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Robert Brookins, Alexium International

Robert Brookins
Alexium International

Alexium International is a specialty chemical development company...

Eamonn Tighe, Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Daniel Kaye, RocketLife

Daniel Kaye
RocketLife

<div>RocketLife, an award-winning developer of breakthrough visual...

Cigdem Akin, Cigdem Akin

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Madhu Jain, Madhu Jain

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Sonam & Paras Modi, SVA

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


November 2019

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

Follow us on instagram

Follow

Follow Fibre2Fashion On


Advanced Search