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CLEVELAND, August 23, 2013 - The Lubrizol Corporation announces its
participation at the 2013 Northwest Apparel and Footwear Materials Show in
Portland, OR from September 10-11, at booth #814.
Lubrizol will be featuring its innovative lineup of engineered polymer solutions
including Estane(®), Pearlbond(®), Isoplast(®), Pearlthane(®) and Pearlthane
ECO(®). This broad product offering represents a single, convenient and reliable
source with multiple products and technologies working together to solve some of
today's toughest footwear and apparel application challenges.
"The NW Apparel and Footwear Materials show provides an ideal opportunity for us
to meet with clients across the industry. Our innovation springs from working
closely with our customers to understand their needs, which in turn allows us to
develop valuable engineered polymer solutions for them. At this year's show we
are paying special attention
to our pioneering bio-based*, microcellular foam,
hot melt adhesive and breathable film technologies" notes Gert-Jan Nijhuis,
Lubrizol global sports and recreation business leader.
In addition, Lubrizol announces the launch of a new "Interactive Performance
Apparel Guide" located on its website at www.lubrizol.com/Engineered-
Polymers/. The interactive guide was created to inform brands and their value
chain about the performance, versatility and inherent design enhancements
provided by Lubrizol Engineered Polymers.
Lubrizol is more than a leading supplier and manufacturer of polymer solutions;
Lubrizol is a proven and trusted partner for our customers. With 50+ years of
experience and a worldwide network that includes formulation design,
manufacturing, R&D, technical service labs and cutting-edge technologies, the
company helps make its customers products a bit more amazing. Lubrizol's
extensive polymer portfolio includes resins that can be bio-based*,
recyclable**, flame retardant, light stable, solvent-free, adhesive breathable
or chemically resistant.
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 applications in the
industrial, sports and recreation and electronics industries.
For more information about our engineered polymers solutions for the sports and
recreation industry, stop by booth #814 or visit
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.
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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