04 April 2005 01:54 [Source: ICIS news]
He was given the Petrochemical Heritage Award during the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association’s (NPRA) International Petrochemical Conference (IPC) here.?xml:namespace>
Chao founded and built several successful businesses, beginning with
Chao entered the North American industry in the 1980s, creating Westlake Polymers Corp. In the late 1980s, he founded the Titan Group in
Albert Chao, president of Westlake Chemical, accepted the award for his father, whom he called “a true pioneer in the industry, building and developing many first-of-its-kind businesses. Despite an ever-changing landscape, he has consistently maintained his high principles and values.”
The IPC continues through Tuesday.
(The CNI newsroom at NPRA’s IPC is in Salon C, Marriott Riverwalk Hotel; Tel. +1 210 299 6585.)
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