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CLEVELAND and DUSSELDORF, GERMANY, August 28, 2013 - The Lubrizol Corporation
announces that it will be participating at K 2013-The International Trade Fair
for Plastics and Rubber-in Dusseldorf from October 10-23, in Hall 06, Booth C10.
In addition to its wide-range of Estane(®) Engineered Polymers, Lubrizol will be
highlighting its high-performance specialty TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane)
resins (formerly of Merquinsa) including Pearlthane(®), Pearlthane(®) ECO,
Pearlbond(®), Pearlbond(®) ECO, Pearlstick(®) and Pearlcoat(®). This broad
product portfolio represents a single, convenient and reliable source with
multiple product groups (both aliphatic and aromatic, as well as bio-based*,
polycaprolactone (PCL) copolyester elastomeric, polyether and copolymer-based)
working together to solve some of today's toughest application challenges.
Arnau Pano, European business director, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers and
LifeScience Polymers, notes "K 2013 provides an ideal opportunity
for us to meet
with clients across the industry. Innovation starts by working closely with our
customers. By understanding their needs and strategic direction, we can apply
our wide-ranging selection of engineered polymers to provide solutions and
technologies for our customers' innovations. At this year's show we are paying
special attention to our pioneering aliphatic TPU solutions for applications in
the automotive, industrial, electronics and sports and recreation industries."
Lubrizol is more than a leading supplier and manufacturer of polymer solutions;
Lubrizol is a proven and trusted partner for its customers. With 50+ years of
experience and a worldwide network that includes formulation design,
manufacturing, R&D, technical service labs and cutting-edge technologies,
Lubrizol helps make our customers' products a bit more amazing. Our extensive
polymer portfolio includes resins that can be bio-based*, recyclable**, light
stable, flame retardant, solvent-free, adhesive breathable or chemically
Lubrizol Engineered Polymers are highly versatile, easy-to-process polymers that
can be utilized in film and sheet, extrusion, blow molding, injection molding,
over molding, calendaring and solution coating processes for industrial, sports
and recreation and electronics applications.
For more information about our Engineered Polymer solutions and the markets we
serve, stop by Hall 06, Booth C10 or visit www.lubrizol.com/Engineered-
Polymers/ or www.merquinsa.com/
About 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, other transportation-related fluids
and 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
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 7,000 employees worldwide.
Revenues for 2012 were $6.1 billion. For more information, visit Lubrizol.com.
About Merquinsa, A Lubrizol Company
Merquinsa is a leading thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) specialty producer,
providing innovative products for injection molding, extrusion, calendaring,
melt coating, compounding and adhesive applications.
Merquinsa was recently acquired by The Lubrizol Corporation. The Merquinsa
product lines are now integrated into Lubrizol's Engineered Polymers business.
For more information about Merquinsa, and Pearlthane(®), Pearlthane(®) ECO,
Pearlcoat(®), Pearlbond(®)(, )Pearlbond(®) ECO and Pearlstick(®) specialty TPU
resins, please visit www.merquinsa.com or call +34 93 579-9522.
All marks are owned by The Lubrizol Corporation.
* 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 recyclable in all
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