Westlake Chemical has opened an office in Singapore this
week, the US-based petrochemicals and polymers firm
said, seeking to increase its global presence.
The official opening ceremony for the office was attended by
Westlake chairman James Chao and other company officials.
"We are excited to open this new office in Singapore to
serve as a platform for our greater Asian and global
strategy, Mr. Chao said.
Our company has a strong historical presence in the
region and this office will further strengthen our operations
and our ability to compete on a global basis."
The office will be led by Mr. David Chao, director of
business development in Asia for Westlake.
It will focus on nurturing existing and historical
relationships and seeking new opportunities for growth and expansion in the region, the company
Westlakes range of products includes ethylene,
polyethylene, styrene, propylene, caustic, VCM, polyvinyl
chloride (PVC) resin and PVC building products including PVC
pipe, windows and fence.