Westlake Global Compounds and Channel Prime Alliance Celebrates 10+ Years of Distributing Innovative and Sustainable PVC Solutions


Westlake Global Compounds is celebrating 10+ years of working with distributor Channel Prime Alliance, a Ravago Company. As Westlake Global Compounds’ trusted distributor for rigid PVC compounds, Channel Prime Alliance expands Westlake Global Compounds’ ability to service customers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, offering services such as just-in-time shipment, custom stocking programs, specialty packaging solutions and more.  

Since the working relationship began in 2013, Channel Prime Alliance has seamlessly aligned its organization with Westlake Global Compounds’ operations and provides distribution expertise that helps to ensure the company’s compounds reach customers swiftly, securely and precisely when needed. Together, the two companies are redefining excellence in manufacturing and distribution, setting new standards for reliability and customer satisfaction. 

Derek Schaefer, business unit manager at Channel Prime Alliance's, states, “With Westlake's robust manufacturing capabilities, we can ensure a wide selection of high-quality PVC materials, from standard to specialty products. Working with Westlake Global Compounds allows us to incorporate products into our portfolio to meet the evolving demands of environmentally conscious consumers and industries. This relationship not only strengthens our product offerings, but also reinforces our commitment to delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients.” 

“Partnering with Channel Prime Alliance has positioned us as a leader in the PVC market across the U.S. and Mexico. Working with them allows us to be more responsive to our customers' specific needs and continue delivering cutting-edge solutions,” shared Renee Havrilla, vice president of Westlake Global Compounds and Westlake Dimex.  

About Westlake Global Compounds 

Westlake Global Compounds, a business unit of Westlake Corporation (NYSE: WLK), is a global compounding business with facilities worldwide in China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, the United States and Vietnam; as well as a stabilizer plant in Japan and a world-class research facility in France and 8 application laboratories.  It is a leading manufacturer of specialty PVC compounds. The company has a strong track record of innovation and customer service globally. 

 About Channel Prime Alliance 

Channel Prime Alliance is a member of the Ravago Group, a leader in plastics, distribution, compounding, and recycling since 1961. Through Channel Prime Alliance’s collaboration with a diverse range of suppliers, we ensure access to cutting-edge plastic materials that cater to various markets and applications. With a commitment to excellence and versatility, we empower businesses to thrive in their ever-evolving business landscapes. 



Westlake Corporation 

Chip Swearngan 

Channel Prime Alliance 

Derek Schaefer