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It’s Done! Westlake Chemical’s Acquisition of Axiall Creates Third-Largest North American Chlor-Alkali Producer

Westlake Chemical Corporation says it has completed its $3.8 billion acquisition of Axiall Corporation, the third-largest chlor-alkali producer and the second-largest polyvinyl chloride (PVC)…

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Wed Aug 31 2016

It’s Done! Westlake Chemical’s Acquisition of Axiall Creates Third-Largest North American Chlor-Alkali Producer

Westlake Chemical Corporation says it has completed its $3.8 billion acquisition of Axiall Corporation, the third-largest chlor-alkali producer and the second-largest polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer in North America. The acquisition includes Axiall's share in a 1 million-metric-ton-per-year grassroot ethylene project located in Westlake, Louisiana. The ethylene unit has a total investment value of $1 billion and is set for »