Westlake Chemical Corporation operates within the Plastics materials and resins sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Westlake Chemical with three other
companies in this sector in the United States:
sales of $9.38 billion
of which 54%
Eastman Chemical Company
of which 36%
was Additives & Functional Products), and
of which 48%
was Titanium Technologies).
During the year ended December of 2018, sales at
Westlake Chemical were $8.64 billion.
increase of 7.4%
versus 2017, when the company's sales were $8.04 billion.
This was the fifth consecutive year of sales increases at Westlake Chemical
(and since 2013, sales have increased a total of 130%).
Sales of Vinyls saw an increase
10.5% in 2018, from
$5.99 billion to $6.62 billion.
Not all segments of Westlake Chemical experienced an increase in sales in 2018:
sales of Olefins fell 1.6% to $2.02 billion.