About the company
About 1,400 employees. Five sites.
Countless solutions. For you, for us and for a sustainable future.
Enhancing your life every day.
Your requirements – Our solutions!
As a leading manufacturer of PVC and reliable partner for the supply of caustic soda, Westlake Vinnolit offers individual solutions for customers from a wide range of industries: our PVC products are used, in particular, for durable applications in the construction sector, but also in the automobile industry and medical equipment, all of which make life better and safer. Caustic soda is an important basic chemical and is used, among other things, to make paper, aluminum, detergents and viscose fiber.
Westlake Vinnolit is part of the Westlake Group.
Our team – Your strength!
At Westlake Vinnolit, our team has just the right mixture. About 1,400 employees at Ismaning near Munich and at four production sites in Germany together generate an annual turnover of more than 900 million euros. Our focus: quality and strength in innovation, commitment and safety, responsibility and environmental protection.
Your future – Our present!
Westlake Vinnolit is a byword for sustainable treatment of resources, nature and the environment. With our involvement in the Responsible Care program and the VinylPlus initiative, we are actively committed to improving safety and protection of health and the environment in the chemical industry. For you, for us and for a sustainable future. Every day.
We are actively involved.
As part of the international chemical group Westlake, safety and protection of health and the environment are among the primary objectives of our corporate policy.
We support the voluntary initiative of the chemical industry for continuous improvements in the areas of environmental protection, health and safety.
We are an official partner of VinylPlus, the voluntary undertaking of the European PVC industry to pursue sustainable development.
Since 2014 we have been part of the Westlake Group, one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of petrochemicals, polymers and PVC building products.
Facts & figures
Westlake Vinnolit is part of the Westlake Group, has its headquarters in Ismaning and operates four other production sites:
Burghausen, Gendorf, Cologne and Knapsack.
Headquarters in Ismaning
Ismaning is the administrative headquarters with around 100 employees.
Westlake Vinnolit makes PVC and caustic soda at its Gendorf site. The operations are part of the Gendorf chemical park. Research and development is also based here.
The Westlake Vinnolit operations for manufacturing PVC are located on the site of the Burghausen plant of Wacker Chemie AG. Burghausen is also home to Westlake Vinnolit application technology.