In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
September 30-October 6, 2013

Cover story

ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies: Westlake Chemical rises to the top

ICIS is delighted to name US-based Westlake Chemical as the ICIS Company of the Year for 2013.

The award is made for outstanding financial performance in 2012 and based on a detailed analysis of critical financial measures and ratios and the data collected for the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies – a listing of the world’s major producers published in the 9 September issue of ICIS Chemical Business.



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