Vinnolit, a Westlake company, is one of the leading PVC producers in Europe and, worldwide, is the market and technical leader in specialty PVC.
National and international activities of the company are managed from Ismaning, near Munich. Production sites are in Burghausen, Gendorf, Knapsack, Cologne, Schkopau and Hillhouse (UK). With 1,450 staff, Vinnolit has an annual turnover of ca. € 1 billion. Managing Directors are Albert Yuan Chao, M. Steven Bender, Roger Kearns and Dr. Karl-Martin Schellerer.
The Westlake Group employs around 9,400 staff and had revenues of approximately $ 8.6 billion (2018).
Vinnolit produces and markets a wide range of PVC products covering all kinds of PVC applications, e.g. in the building & construction sector, in the automobile industry or in the medical sector. Whether the PVC is for flooring, wall covering, window profiles, pipes, rigid film, technical coatings, automotive sealants, cable sheathing or medical applications, Vinnolit is able to offer a suitable solution for all demands.
Additionally Vinnolit produces and markets intermediates such as caustic soda, vinyl chloride and tin tetrachloride, which are required in the chemical industry as well as in many other branches.
Vinnolit participates in the worldwide Responsible Care programme of the chemical industry to continuously improve safety, health and environmental protection and supports VinylPlus, the voluntary commitment of the European PVC industry towards sustainable development, as Official Partner financially, ideally and through active participation.
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, epolene, propylene, chlor-alkali and derivative products, PVC suspension and specialty resins, PVC compounds and PVC building products including siding, pipes, fittings and specialty components, windows, fence, deck and film. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.westlake.com.