The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact. It produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives.
With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 9,000 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2015 were $7.0 billion. More information please visit www.lubrizol.com.
Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
The Lubrizol Corporation’s Engineered Polymers business is more than just a leading polymer solutions supplier and manufacturer; we are a proven and trusted partner to our customers. With 50+ years of experience and a worldwide network that includes formulation design, manufacturing, R&D, applications/technical service labs and cutting-edge technologies, we help make our customers’ products more amazing.
As the inventor of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), Lubrizol is more than just a supplier of engineered polymer solutions; we're also an innovator in the industry. Lubrizol’s polymers solutions are highly versatile, easy-to-process polymers that can be utilized in film and sheet, extrusion, blow-molding, injection-molding, overmolding, calendaring and solution-coating processes. Our extensive portfolio includes resins that can be bio-based*, recyclable**, light-stable, flame-retardant, adhesive, breathable or chemically resistant, along with other features almost too numerous to mention.
* Bio-based content as certified in accordance with ASTM D-6866.
** Recyclability is based on access to a readily available standard recycling program that supports such materials. Products may not be available in all areas.