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Westlake Founder Honored

11:38 AM MDT | March 21, 2011 | —LINDSEY BEWLEY

Westlake Chemical says its founder and former chairman, Ting Tsung “T. T.” Chao as been selected for posthumous induction into the Plastics Hall of Fame by the Plastics Academy (Leominster, MA). The induction ceremony will take place on May 1, during the Society of Plastics Engineers’ annual technical forum to be held in Boston. Chao was “a global visionary and pioneer in the plastics and petrochemical industry, he was known as a generous philanthropist and successful entrepreneur,” the Plastics Academy says. Chao formed what is now Westlake Chemical in...

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